There is a vacancy for the position of Sports Minister after Sarbananda Sonowal became the CM of Assam.

Cabinet expansion to take place on Tuesday nine new faces likely PTI/file photo
news Monday, July 04, 2016 - 10:37

The much-talked about expansion of the Union Cabinet is set to take place Tuesday morning, a top government official said on Monday.

Principal spokesperson of the government Frank Norhona tweeted that "cabinet expansion" will take place Tuesday at 11 AM.

There were talks of cabinet expansion for the past several months amid speculation that Prime Minister Narendra Modi could induct new faces from Uttar Pradesh which is going to polls next year.

There is also a vacancy in the Council of Ministers after Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal became the Chief Minister of Assam.The much-talked about expansion of the Union Cabinet is set to take place Tuesday morning, a top government official said on Monday.


Principal spokesperson of the government Frank Norhona tweeted that "cabinet expansion" will take place Tuesday at 11 AM.

There were talks of cabinet expansion for the past several months amid speculation that Prime Minister Narendra Modi could induct new faces from Uttar Pradesh which is going to polls next year.

There is also a vacancy in the Council of Ministers after Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal became the Chief Minister of Assam.

(IANS)

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