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Feud with Chhattisgarh CM? Minister TS Singh Deo quits Panchayat portfolio, to hold on to other ministries

Singh Deo will remain the Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Medical Education, Twenty Point Implementation and Commercial Tax (GST) departments.

Reported By: PTI Raipur Updated on: July 17, 2022 6:28 IST
Chhattisgarh minister TS Singh Deo
Image Source : FILE PHOTO Chhattisgarh minister TS Singh Deo

Highlights

  • TS Singh Deo announced his wish to resign from the Panchayat and Rural development department
  • He will remain the Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Medical Education, and other portfolios
  • Singh Deo represents the Ambikapur assembly constituency in the Surguja region

Chhattisgarh minister TS Singh Deo on Saturday said he has decided to resign from the Panchayat and Rural development department, one of the five portfolios held by him in the Bhupesh Baghel cabinet.

However, he will remain the Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Medical Education, Twenty Point Implementation and Commercial Tax (GST) departments.

"I have decided to resign from the Panchayat and Rural Development Department. Soon, I will submit my resignation letter," he told PTI without assigning any reason for the resignation.

"I have decided to dissociate myself from this department last (Friday) night itself. After considering it thoroughly today, I am sending my resignation to the Chief Minister," he added.

Singh Deo, who represents the Ambikapur assembly constituency in the Surguja region, is known as the political rival of CM Bhupesh Baghel in the state Congress. 

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