Cabinet reshuffle expected in Uttarakhand


A major reshuffle is expected in the Uttarakhand cabinet soon, as per the sources.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) high command has sought confidential reports of ministers and MLAs from Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami.
Dhami is currently present at the BJP headquarters in Delhi.
Dhami took oath as CM of the state in March this year for the second time in a row. The BJP, led by Dhami in the state, won 47 seats in the 70-member assembly.
The present cabinet, which was formed in March this year.
It includes Satpal Maharaj, Subodh Uniyal, Ganesh Joshi, Dhan Singh Rawat, Rekha Arya, Saurabh Bahuguna, Chandan Ram Das, and Prem Chandra Agarwal.
Dhami holds charge of 21 departments with him, which include industrial development and mining, disaster management and rehabilitation, home guard, home, civil aviation, prisons, civil defence, excise, Ayush, environmental protection and climate change, labour, general, and revenue management.
Prem Chand Aggarwal, Saurabh Bahuguna and Chandan Ramdas were included in the earlier cabinet, while Banshidhar Bhagat, Arvind Pandey, and Bishan Singh Chufal – BJP’s prominent faces in the previous government, were excluded from the cabinet.