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Rudy quits ahead of Cabinet rejig

Rudy quits ahead of Cabinet rejig

Union Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigned on Thursday ahead of cabinet reshuffle. According to reports from national media, Ministers Radha Mohan Singh, Giriraj Singh and Sanjeev Balyan too resigned and more resignations are expected to come in.

Rudy, a BJP MP from Saran in Bihar, held Independent Charge of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.

PM Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah have reportedly done all the preliminary work for NDA's third cabinet reshuffle.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is expected to shed Defence, which he also manages.

Sources said that it was only after after this development that these leaders offered to resign from their posts. Although there was no official word about their meeting, it was believed that a Cabinet reshuffle and political re-assignment of Union Ministers were discussed, reported the Indian Express.

Meanwhile, Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu has also offered to exit from the government after a series of rail mishaps more than a week ago and had said that the Prime Minister had asked him to "wait".

Rudy's reaction that "it's not my decision, it's the decision of the party, and I will follow", perhaps explains it.

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The BJP also named HRD minister of state Mahendra Nath Pandey as Keshav Prasad Maurya's successor as the chief of its Uttar Pradesh unit.

Sources in the BJP said that a reshuffle may take place either on Saturday or sometime after the Prime Minister's return from China and Myanmar.

Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan is holding additional charge of the Environment Ministry following the death of Anil Madhav Dave in May.

Rudy is expected to be given organisational work. The Assembly polls are slated for later this year. Five junior ministers were also dropped.

One of the ministers who submitted his resignation to party general secretary (organisation) Ram Lal on Thursday told HT that he had been asked to step down.

While JD (U), the new partner of NDA, is all set to join the government, the BJP is keen to bring AIADMK in as well.


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