Cabinet reshuffle at 10 am on Sunday

RSTV Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake a reshuffle of his council of ministers at 10 am on Sunday, a top government official said. It will be the third such exercise since he took over in May 2014.

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah

“A process has been set in motion for the swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan around 10 am on Sunday,” the official said.

Several new faces, including some from the BJP’s allies, are expected to join the government when Prime Minister Narendra Modi undertakes a reshuffle of his council of ministers.

Four junior ministers – Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Sanjiv Kumar Balyan, Faggan Singh Kulaste and Mahendra Nath Pandey – have resigned ahead of the rejig.

Two cabinet ministers have also offered to resign, said BJP sources.