Almost a month after he took over because the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday undertook an train to increase his Cabinet. A complete of 5 ministers took oath of workplace and secrecy. The oath was administered to them by Governor Lalji Tandon at at a easy operate within the Raj Bhawan amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown in Bhopal.
Those who have been administered the oath embody Narottam Mishra, Kamal Patel, Meena Singh, Tulsi Silawat and Govind Singh Rajput.
The Cabinet was not expanded since Shivraj took oath as CM for the fourth time on March 23, after his predecessor Kamal Nath of the Congress stepped down. The BJP chief couldn’t get time to arrange the council of ministers amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
The Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly has 230 chairs. As per the rule, the variety of Ministers within the state can’t exceed 15% of the Assembly’s power. Madhya Pradesh can have 34 ministers.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was current on the ceremony. The state was with out a cupboard since final two months owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chouhan was sworn in CM on March 23.