Uttar Pradesh CM Adityanath expands council of ministers


LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday expanded his council of ministers with 23 ministers taking oath at the Raj Bhavan.

Governor Anandiben Patel administered the oath of office in the presence of the chief minister.

Four ministers of state with independent charge were promoted as cabinet ministers, while two new faces, Ram Naresh Agnihotri and Kamla Rani Varun, joined as cabinet ministers.

Six ministers of state with independent charge were inducted.

The two-and-a-half-year-old BJP ministry will also have 11 new ministers of state.

This is the first rejig of Adityanath's council of ministers since he came to power in 2017.


With inputs from PTI


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