Mukul Roy Made New MoS, RailwaysNew Delhi, May 19: Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy was today appointed as the new Minister of State for Railways following the resignation of Mamata Banerjee from the Cabinet.Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will retain the
New Delhi, May 19: Trinamool Congress leader Mukul Roy was today appointed as the new Minister of State for Railways following the resignation of Mamata Banerjee from the Cabinet.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will retain the Railway portfolio in the Cabinet.
Roy, Minister of State for Shipping, will hold additional charge of Railways, a Rashtrapati Bhavan spokesperson said.
President Pratibha Patil tonight accepted the resignation of Banerjee who will be sworn-in tomorrow as the West Bengal Chief Minister. Earlier, Prime Minister forwarded her resignation to the President.
There are already two Ministers of State—Bharatsinh Solanki and K H Muniappa—in the Railway ministry. PTI
More from india
Bhopal: Massive fire engulfs commercial building in MP Nagar Zone-3, rescue ops on
Goa no longer to be 'party capital' as CM Parrikar readies new law on public consumption of alcohol
After rap from SC, government says action on ‘war footing’ for conserving Taj Mahal
Breaking News July 17: Fire breaks out at a building in Press Complex in Bhopal, fire tenders at the spot