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Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle: 15 ministers take oath in CM Ashok Gehlot-led Congress govt

Congress leader Sachin Pilot's 'loyalists' MLAs Hemaram Choudhary, Murari Lal Meena, Zahida Khan, Rajendra Singh Gudha and Brijendra Ola, were part of the cabinet of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot after the reshuffle.

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New Delhi Updated on: November 21, 2021 18:23 IST

Highlights

  • The Ashok Gehlot-led govt will have a total of 30 ministers, including 18 who had resigned earlier
  • The new state cabinet will for the first time have four SC members
  • A list of 15 MLAs was shared by Govind Singh Dotasra, who also said three ministers will be elevated

A total of 15 MLAs took oath as part of Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle on Sunday. Congress leader Sachin Pilot's 'loyalists' MLAs Hemaram Choudhary, Murari Lal Meena, Zahida Khan, Rajendra Singh Gudha and Brijendra Ola, were part of the cabinet of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot after the reshuffle. Others in the list include Mahendrajeet Singh Malviya, Shakuntala Rawat, Govind Ram Meghwal, Mahesh Joshi and Ramlal Jat, Vishvendra Singh, Mamta Bhupesh, Tikaram Juli, Govind Ram Meghwal and Shakuntala Rawat.

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  • 4:40 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Govind Ram Meghwal and Shakuntala Rawat take oath as Cabinet ministers

    Govind Ram Meghwal and Shakuntala Rawat take oath as Cabinet ministers

  • 4:40 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Rajendra Gudda and Zahida Khan sworn in as ministers

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Rajendra Gudda and Zahida Khan sworn in as ministers

  • 4:22 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Congress MLAs Mahendrajeet Singh Malviya, Ramlal Jat sworn in

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Congress MLAs Mahendrajeet Singh Malviya, Ramlal Jat sworn in

  • 4:11 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Hemaram Choudhary takes oath as a Cabinet minister

    Jaipur: Hemaram Choudhary takes oath as a Cabinet minister in the Rajasthan Government

  • 3:57 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Ashok Gehlot acknowledges contribution of those not inducted to the Cabinet

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Ashok Gehlot acknowledges contribution of those not inducted to the Cabinet

  • 3:38 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Women (MLAs) didn't get 33% reservation, says Congress MLA

    Congress MLA Shafia Zubair said that the Rajasthan cabinet's structure could've been better. "Those with a bad reputation have been promoted. Overall, Cabinet is not sending a good message. Women (MLAs) didn't get 33% reservation (in the Cabinet)", she said.

  • 3:23 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Rajasthan Cong leaders, legislators meet at state party office

    Rajasthan Congress leaders, including the MLAs who are going to take oath as ministers on Sunday, assembled at the party's state office here for a meeting. From the Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee office, they will head to the Raj Bhawan for the oath-taking ceremony, which will take place at 4 pm.

  • 3:04 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Ashok Gehlot, Ajay Maken arrive at the party's office

    Ashok Gehlot and Congress in-charge for the state Ajay Maken arrive at the party's office in Jaipur, ahead of the state cabinet reshuffle

  • 3:03 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Johari Lal Meena should come with proof, says Teekaram Juli

    He (MLA Johari Lal Meena) is a senior leader of the party. I respect him but his allegations are totally baseless. He should come out with proof, if he has any, to back his allegations: Rajasthan Minister Teekaram Juli

  • 3:02 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: I had asked party leadership to remove Tikaram Juli, says Johari Lal Meena

    In our district (Alwar), it is well known that Tikaram Juli is a corrupt man and that his family is involved in the collection. I asked the party leadership to remove him but instead, he has been made a minister. I am against it: Congress MLA Johari Lal Meena

  • 2:36 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Elevation to cabinet rank reward for work & dedication, say ministers

    Three ministers of state in Rajasthan who have been elevated to cabinet rank on Sunday said the promotion was reward for their work and dedication.
    Bhajan Lal Jatav, Mamta Bhupesh and Tikaram Jully have been elevated to cabinet rank, who along with 12 new ministers will be taking oath at 4 pm at Raj Bhawan. All three ministers are Dalit faces in the state cabinet.

    "I have worked with honesty and dedication in the department of home guards and civil defence. I am thankful to the party high command and chief minister for recognising my work and promoting me,” Jatav told reporters.

    I will try my best to stand true to their expectations, he said.

  • 2:27 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Induction of two new women members

    The Rajasthan Cabinet will see the induction of two new women members on Sunday. Shakuntala Rawat and Zahida are set to take oath as new ministers while Mamta Bhupesh will be taking oath as cabinet minister after elevation to cabinet rank from minister of state, taking the total number of women in the Ashok Gehlot cabinet to three.

    Fifteen out of the total 108 Congress MLAs in the House of 200 are women.

  • 2:16 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Unhappy MLAs term it 'black day'

    Several MLAs are unsatisfied with the cabinet reshuffle for Alwar, term it 'black day'. Senior MLA Johari Lal Meena says, "MLAs are unhappy with the situation and no MLA from Congress will win from Alwar next time."

  • 2:04 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Khiladi Lal Bairwa meets Ajay Maken

    Khiladi Lal Bairwa, MP from Dholpur's Baseri expresses resentment, meets Ajay Maken. 

    "Have told Maken Ji whatever I felt," Bairwa said post the meeting.

  • 1:58 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Several MLAs exit WhatsApp group after resentment

    Sources say several MLAs are upset with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, will not participate in the swearing-in ceremony. The MLAs have reportedly exited the WhatsApp group with the chief minister 

  • 12:38 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: People will respond to Govt in upcoming polls, says Pilot

    People were beaten up, booked and called Naxals, terrorists. Laws have been withdrawn after the matter couldn't be settled. Nation has seen that BJP failed on all fronts, be it inflation or farm laws. People are suffering, they'll give reply to Govt in upcoming polls: Sachin Pilot

     

  • 12:37 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Who will compensate for the loss? Sachin Pilot on farm laws repeal

    It'll be written down in history that the 3 laws were forcefully imposed on people without any discussion, an agitation went on for a year and PM had to apologise and withdraw them at the end after immense political pressure. Who will compensate for the loss?: Sachin Pilot, Congress

  • 12:25 PM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Channi meets Ashok Gehlot in Jaipur

    Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi meets Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot in Jaipur

     

  • 11:14 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Will work wherever party sends me, says Sachin Pilot

    I had met party president Sonia Gandhi in Delhi, we discussed a lot of issues. I carried out all responsibilities given to me by the party in last 20 years, with dedication. In the time to come, I will work wherever the party sends me: Sachin Pilot on his future role in the party

  • 11:12 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: No factions in party, says Sachin Pilot

    Congress is working under the leadership of Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi. Party workers will have to work together to bring forth misdeeds of BJP before people. There are no factions in the party. The decisions (of cabinet reshuffle) have been taken together: Sachin Pilot

  • 10:54 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Dalit ministers included in the new cabinet, says Sachin Pilot

    Dalit ministers included in the new cabinet. It's a message that AICC, State Govt and the party wants representation for Dalits, backward and poor. For a long time, there was no Dalit representation in our govt, it's now been made up for and they've been included in good numbers. Representation of tribals has also been included. I think it was a necessary step that has been taken forward by Congress and the State Government: Sachin Pilot

  • 10:53 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: New ministers will be sworn in today, says Sachin Pilot

    New ministers will be sworn in today. The step taken by the party and leadership after discussions is sending a positive message across the state. We had raised this issue time and again. I'm happy that party, high command and state Govt took cognisance of it: Sachin Pilot, Congress

  • 10:26 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Congress had already given me a lot, says Mahesh Joshi

    Congress had already given me a lot, they had given me the status of Cabinet Minister, so it won't be of much difference to me. Now I will be of service with more power. Congress will come into power in 2023 in Rajasthan: Mahesh Joshi, Congress MLA on Rajasthan Cabinet reshuffle

  • 10:25 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: 15 leaders to take oath today

    A total of 15 Rajasthan leaders, including 11 cabinet ministers, to take oath as part of the state cabinet reshuffle

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    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: 15 leaders to take oath today

  • 6:47 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: What sources say

    Sources said no independent MLA has been given a ministerial berth, while some of them would be included as parliamentary secretaries.

    Some former BSP legislators would also be included as parliamentary secretaries, they said, adding that some senior MLAs would be made advisers to the chief minister.

  • 6:47 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Ministers from Pilot camp

    From the Sachin Pilot camp, those who have been included in the ministry are Vishvendra Singh, Ramesh Meena and Hemaram Chaudhary as cabinet ministers, besides Brijendra Ola and Murari Meena as ministers of state.

  • 6:45 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: New cabinet to first time have 4 SC members

    Three ministers of state, all of whom are from the Scheduled Caste (SC) community, have been elevated to the cabinet rank. The new state cabinet will for the first time have four SC members, a step taken by the Congress after elevating a Dalit as the chief minister of Punjab.

    There will be three ministers from the Scheduled Tribe (ST) community, sources said, adding that the cabinet will also feature three women -- a Muslim, one from the SC community and a Gujjar.

  • 6:41 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Cabinet to have total 30 ministers

    The Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government will have a total of 30 ministers, including 18 who had resigned earlier.

  • 6:40 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: All ministers had resigned on Saturday

    On Saturday - a day ahead of the reshuffle, all ministers of Rajasthan had submitted their resignations to the chief minister. Later, Gehlot had met Governor Kalraj Mishra at Raj Bhawan in Jaipur.

    Sonia Gandhi had accepted the resignation of three cabinet ministers -- Raghu Sharma, Harish Chaudhary and Govind Singh Dotasra -- after all the 21 members of the Rajasthan cabinet resigned. The resignation of Sharma, Chaudhary and Dotasra was accepted as they hold party positions and the "one man, one post" formula has been applied in the state.

  • 6:39 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: List of new ministers

    According to the details, Congress leader Sachin Pilot's 'loyalists' MLAs Hemaram Choudhary, Murari Lal Meena, Zahida Khan, Rajendra Singh Gudha and Brijendra Ola, will be part of the cabinet of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot after the reshuffle. 

    Others in the list include Mahendrajeet Singh Malviya, Shakuntala Rawat, Govind Ram Meghwal, Mahesh Joshi and Ramlal Jat, Vishvendra Singh, Mamta Bhupesh, Tikaram Juli, Govind Ram Meghwal and Shakuntala Rawat.

  • 6:38 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle LIVE: Swearing-in ceremony at 4 PM today

    The Pradesh Congress Committee meeting is scheduled to be held at 2 pm, while the oath-taking ceremony of new ministers is slated for 4 pm