UP Cabinet Expansion: While Prasada took oath as the Cabinet minister, six others were sworn in as the ministers of state. The portfolios, however, are yet to announced.
Attempting to balance caste equations and regional aspirations, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expanded his ministry on Sunday evening, months ahead of the crucial assembly polls.
Attempting to balance caste equations and regional aspirations, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expanded his ministry on Sunday evening, months ahead of the crucial assembly polls. The cabinet expansion saw the induction of seven new faces including Jitin Prasad, a prominent Brahmin face who switched sides from the Congress to the BJP just few months back.
While Prasada took oath as the Cabinet minister, six others – Chhatrapal Singh Gangwar, Paltu Ram, Sangeeta Balwant, Sanjeev Kumar Gaur, Dinesh Khatik, and Dharmaveer Singh – were sworn in as the ministers of state. The portfolios, however, are yet to announced.
Paltu Ram, from Schedule Caste Community, will be MoS from Balrampur, Chhatarpal Gangwar from Kurmi, Barrielly; Sangeeta Balwant Bind from Bind, Ghazipur; Dharamveer Prajapati from Agra, Sanjeev Kumar Gond, an ST, from Sonbhadra, and Dinesh Khatik, an SC, from Meerut.
Here is the full list of ministers in Yogi Adityanath Cabinet:Yogi Adityanath – Chief MinisterKeshav Prasad Maurya – Deputy Chief MinisterDr Dinesh Sharma – Deputy Chief Minister
Cabinet MinistersSurya Pratap ShahiSuresh Kumar KhannaSwami Prasad MauryaSatish MahanaDara Singh ChauhanRamapati ShastriJai Pratap SinghBrijesh PathakLaxmi Narayan ChaudharyShrikant SharmaRajendra Pratap Singh (Moti Singh)Sidharth Nath SinghMukut Bihari VermaAshutosh TandonNand Gopal Gupta “Nandi”Dr Mahendra SinghSuresh RanaBhupendra Singh ChaudharyAnil RajbharShriram Naresh AgnihotriJitin Prasada
Ministers of State (Independent Charge)Upendra TiwariDharam Singh SainiSwati SinghNeelkanth TiwariKapil Dev AgarwalSatish Chandra DwivediAshok KatariaSriram ChauhanRavindra Jaiswal
Ministers of StateGulab DeviJai Pratap NishadJai Kumar Singh JackieAtul GargRanvendra Pratap Singh (Dhuni Singh)Mohsin RazaGirish Chandra YadavBaldev OlakhManoharlal Mannu KoriSandeep SinghSuresh Kumar alias Suresh PasiAnil SharmaMahesh Chandra GuptaAnand Swaroop ShuklaG S DharmeshLakhan Singh RajputNeelima KatiyarChaudhary Udaybhan SinghChandrika Prasad UpadhyayRama Shankar Singh PatelAjit Singh PalPaltu RamChhatarpal GangwarSangeeta BalwantSanjeev Kumar GaurDinesh KhatikDharmaveer Singh