Jammu 29 Apr 2018
New Bharatiya Janata Party ministers to be inducted in the cabinet after a reshuffle in the saffron party would take oath on Monday.
The ceremony would be held at the Conventional Center Jammu, where Governor N N Vohra will administrate oath of office and secrecy to the BJP members. Sources said that party high
Command has been keen on bringing in new faces to boost party’s image that has taken a hit after two BJP ministers Lal Singh and CP Ganga were asked to step down because they had attended a rally supporting the accused in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old child in Kathua in
January this year.Party insiders said that Legislative Assembly Speaker, Kavinder Gupta and BJP’s state president Sat Sharma are likely to be inducted into the council of ministers.
This is the party’s second reshuffle since it formed the government in alliance with PDP. It is happening ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls amid complaints of ‘mis-governance’ against some ministers.