After the cabinet reshuffle, the state unit is also likely to undergo a rejig, and ahead of that state party chief Govind Singh Dotasra will meet the party in-charge on Tuesday in Delhi. The aim of the meeting is to accommodate all factions within the party.
The 15 ministers who were sworn in, for the expanded Gehlot cabinet, fulfills a key demand of former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot whose rebellion last year shook the state’s Congress government.
The two ministers, including Vishvendra Singh and Ramesh Meena, are those who were sacked last year for rebelling and have been rein ducted into the cabinet.
Among the ministers to take oath on Sunday, include 11 cabinet ministers and four ministers of state (MoS).
"We have been asked to go to the PCC office at 2 pm on Sunday where further instructions will be given by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, AICC general secretary Ajay Maken and PCC chief Govind Singh Dotasra": Pratap Singh Khachariyawas
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot is likely going to meet the state’s Governor Kalraj Mishra.
Amid the clamor to accommodate Pilot’s supporters in the government, cabinet reshuffle in Rajasthan may take place soon.
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot is facing a continuous pressure for expansion of the cabinet by the Sachin Pilot camp who are demanding inclusion of their people in political positions.
This is Amarinder Singh's first meeting with Sonia Gandhi after the appointment of Navjot Singh Sidhu as the Punjab Congress president, which the chief minister had initially opposed.
There has been no official statement on the meeting but is being speculated that Kumari Selja travelled to Jaipur to convey a message from the party’s central leadership.
The singer-turned-politician made it clear that he was not making this declaration for any 'bargain'.
Despite one-on-one consultations with Congress MLAs in Rajasthan, the long-running stalemate in the party’s state unit will continue for some more time.
After meeting Congress MLAs in Jaipur on Sunday, AICC general secretary Ajay Maken ruled out the possibility of contradiction among the party’s leaders in Rajasthan on the issue of cabinet reshuffle.
AICC general secretary Ajay Maken and general secretary (organisation) K.C Venugopal met ministers, MLAs and office bearers at the party office in Jaipur.
Even though currently, total number of women in Parliament is at an all-time high, less than 15 per cent women are part of political decision making at the national level.
Party sources said that Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb is likely to expand his cabinet next week on returning from Shillong where he will meet union Home Minister Amit Shah.
Following the union cabinet reshuffle, Tripura CM is also likely to bring in new faces replacing few underperforming ministers as the state prepares for the assembly election early 2023.
Yediyurappa will be travelling to Delhi on Friday, during which he is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, host of central Ministers and the BJP central leaders.
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