December 4, 2020

CM Shivraj Chouhan’s Midnight Portfolio Allocation in MP Bears Scindia’s Mark as Loyalists Bag Key Roles



File photo of BJP  Shivraj Singh Chouhan. (PTI)

File photograph of BJP Shivraj Singh Chouhan. (PTI)

As speculated, Jyotiraditya Scindia loyalists grabbed key portfolios within the new cupboard, whereas one of many key BJP particular person, Dr Narottam Mishra was stripped of his cost as Well being and Family Welfare Minister.

After practically 11 days of contemplation and visits to the nationwide capital, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan lastly allotted portfolios amongst his newly inducted ministers late Sunday night.

Maybe the lengthiest determination within the state, it was lastly introduced at round 2 am on the intervening night time of Sunday and Monday.

As speculated, Jyotiraditya Scindia loyalists grabbed key portfolios within the new cupboard, whereas one of many key BJP particular person, Dr Narottam Mishra was stripped of his cost as Well being and Family Welfare Minister and the place was handed over to Scindia’s loyalist Prabhuram Chaudhary.

Nonetheless, Mishra will now be chargeable for Residence, Parliamentary Affairs and Jail.

Scindia managed to flex muscle throughout the portfolio allocation as his males together with – Suresh Dhakad (PHE-MoS), OPS Bhadauria (MoS- UAD), Brijendra Singh Yadav (MoS-PHE), Aidal Singh Kansana (MoS-PHE), Govind Singh Rajput (Transport), Imarti Devi (Girls and Baby Growth), Prabhuram Chuadhary (Well being), Tulsiram Silawat (Irrigation), Bisahulal Singh (Meals and Civil Provides), Pradyumn Singh Tomar (Vitality), Girraj Dandotia (Mos-Agriculture) and Mahendra Sisodia (Panchayat and Rural Growth) obtained plum ministries.

Practically half a dozen of them have been accountable for ministers within the Kamal Nath authorities. Whereas, among the different key departments like Public Relations, Basic Administration and Narmada Valley Growth and others will probably be dealt with by CM Chouhan.

Yashodhara Raje, Scindia’s aunt obtained Sport and Youth Welfare which she had sorted within the earlier Shivraj authorities as effectively.

So as to add, CM Chouhan expanded his cupboard with the induction of 28 ministers –eight of cupboard rank and 20 ministers of state on July 2 however couldn’t allocate portfolios for a really very long time. There was abuzz that Scindia camp wished the important thing departments, which was a problem for the incumbent chief minister.

Allocation of ministries lastly may happen after the intervention of the social gathering excessive command, which appears to have tilted in favour of the ‘Gwalior Maharaja’.

As many as 14 of those ministers, former Congressmen usually are not even members of the MP meeting and require by-poll wins to maintain their ministerial berths intact. Former minister in Kamal Nath authorities, Pradip Jaiswal was appointed as chairman of Mineral Growth Company.

Following the allocation of ministries, the BJP’s inside dissent nonetheless continues particularly from those that missed the ministerial berths. Certainly one of them, who has been vocal for lengthy, former minister Ajay Vishnoi tweeted from an unverified deal with, “There was a first-rate instance of give and absorb MP politics. The place you want to take the BJP. In the event you didn’t want to deliver down the federal government then why all this was executed. Don’t clarify this to the general public however it’s important to clarify this to BJP or allow us to educate some classes in a reverse method.”

Responding to it, Congress Rajya Sabha MP Digvijaya Singh tweeted, “After 11 days of labor out, loot has been distributed. Transport, Income and so forth have been handed to fugitives, excise, city growth and others went to BJP. Let’s see how a lot this three months of interim authorities does,” mentioned the Congress veteran.

Senior minister Dr Narottam Mishra, who will now onwards head a number of key departments, informed Information18, that every one is effectively now and there’s no resentment within the BJP, everybody will work for MP’s speedy growth.