Punjab Cabinet expansion: 5 new ministers in AAP government; know who they are and what ministries they can holdThe first cabinet expansion of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government of Punjab will take place today at 5 pm. In which 5 new ministers will be sworn in at Raj Bhavan. Author : Samriti Bharadwaj
The first cabinet expansion of Punjab’s Aam Aadmi Party government will take place today at 5 pm. Five new ministers will be sworn in at Raj Bhavan. This includes the names of Aman Arora, Anmol Gagan Maan, Chetan Singh Jouramajra, Dr. Inderbir Nijjar and Fauja Singh Sarari.
With their addition, the total strength of the council of ministers will rise to 15, including the Chief Minister.
Know which ministries these names are likely to hold:
Aman Arora: He has become MLA for the second time from Sunam. Aman Arora won by a bigger lead of 75 thousand votes and recorded the highest victory margin in the Punjab assembly election by defeating Congress Jaswinder Dhiman. He might handle the department of the Local Government of Punjab.
Anmol Gagan Maan: Maan is a famous Punjabi singer. She is AAP’s MLA from the Kharar constituency. She has been the state vice-president of AAP’s youth wing. She has sung the ‘Kejriwal Anthem’ during the election campaign. Mann is likely to handle the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
Inderbir Singh Nijjar: He is the MLA from the Amritsar South constituency. He is currently the president of Chief Khalsa Diwan. He was made a pro tem speaker. However, later Kultar Sandhwan became the speaker. Health Minister Vijay Singla was sacked from the state Cabinet on May 24 and arrested on corruption charges, Nijjar can handle the Department of Health and Family Welfare.
Fauja Singh Sarari: He is a retired Punjab Police Inspector. Sarari is an MLA from Gurharsahai in the border area of Ferozepur. He can handle the Department of Sports and Youth Services.
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Chetan Singh Jouramajra: He is MLA from Samana, and also serves as the president of the Patiala district rural unit of the party. In 2019, he saved a girl from being kidnapped by playing on his life. He is likely to become the Agriculture Minister of Punjab.