Reshuffle of Union cabinet likely on July 5
A much awaited reshuffle of the Union council of ministers is likely to take place on July 5 ahead of PM Narendra Modi’s departure on a four nation tour of Africa on July 7. The exercise could reflect the BJP’s political priorities in UP where elections are due early next year.
The exercise, the second set of changes in the Modi set of changes in the Modi ministry since it assumed office, is expected to fill gaps in the ministry such as the sports portfolio vacated by Assam chief minister Sarbanand Sonowal and also involve some more inductions.The changes are expected to be primarily at the minister of state level.
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