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Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti allots portfolios to ministers: Here's the list

The saffron party had on April 17 asked all its nine ministers in the PDP-BJP government in the state to submit their resignations to enable bringing in new faces in the two-year-old Mehbooba Mufti Cabinet.

Edited by: India TV Politics Desk, Srinagar [ Updated: May 01, 2018 11:38 IST ]
File photo of Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti.

File photo of Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti.

Jammu and Kashmir Minister Mehbooba Mufti has allocated portfolios to newly inducted ministers in the state government.

Eight new faces -- six from the BJP and two from the PDP -- on Monday took oath as Minister of State, with Kavinder Gupta replacing Nirmal Singh as the Deputy Chief Minister after the latter tendered his resignation. The ministers were administered the oath of office and secrecy by J-K Governor NN Vohra.

The saffron party had on April 17 asked all its nine ministers in the PDP-BJP government in the state to submit their resignations to enable bringing in new faces in the two-year-old Mehbooba Mufti Cabinet.

Mehbooba Mufti allots portfolios to ministers: Here's the list

Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta -- Industries, Commerce and Transport

PDP's Pulwama MLA Mohammad Khalil Band -- Agriculture Production

BJP's state unit chief Sat Paul Sharma -- Housing and Urban Development Food

PDP MLA from Sonwar Mohammad Ashraf Mir -- Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs

Sunil Kumar Sharma - Power Development

BJP's Kathua MLA Rajiv Jasrotia - Forest Ecology and Environment

Sambha MLA Devender K Manyal - Health and Medical Education

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