Rajiv Pratap Rudy Resigns & Many Others May Quit Too.
The Momentum Towards a Reshuffle in the Union Cabinet seems to be Reaching Critical Mass with Union Minister for Skill Development Rajiv Pratap Rudy Resigning, & several other Resignations said to be in the Pipeline.Among those who may be Asked to Cede their Space in the Union Cabinet were Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti, Ostensibly on the Grounds of Failing Health.Faggan Singh Kulaste, Birendra Singh & Sudarshan Bhagat are also in the List of those who have been Asked to Resign. This Points to a Large Scale Rejig within the Government, & the Reshuffle is likely on Saturday.
Through the Day, BJP President Amit Shah Met with Ministers, some of whom were on the List of those being Asked to Resign.
Significantly, he also met Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha M. Thambidurai.
Mr. Shah later met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Latter’s Official 7 Lok Kalyan Marg Residence, after which the Phone Calls to Quit were Made.Sources say that Mr. Modi may Club Infrastructure Ministries Together & also move some Party Seniors to Raj Bhavans. At least 7 Gubernatorial Positions are Vacant at the moment. While Mr. Rudy’s Resignation Seemed Imminent after he met Party Chief Amit Shah 10 Days ago, the others who will be Replaced Remained a Mystery.
Some Ministers of State with Independent Charge may be Given Promotions, sources added.