Speculations are rife a few potential cupboard enlargement in Uttar Pradesh forward of the Meeting polls. In keeping with sources, Congress turncoat Jitin Prasada may very well be given a spot within the Yogi Adityanath authorities.
Prasada joined the BJP on Wednesday in Delhi. He’s a outstanding Brahmin chief from western Uttar Pradesh. Sources mentioned that Prasad may be a part of the federal government within the Cupboard enlargement.
Additionally, AK Sharma, who joined the BJP in January this yr, may very well be inducted into the federal government. A 1988 batch IAS officer, Sharma is related to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the final 20 years. He was PM Modi’s trusted bureaucrat.
Sources mentioned that Sharma may very well be given some further duty within the authorities forward of the Meeting elections early subsequent yr.
It’s believed that the difficulty of Cupboard enlargement figured throughout Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s assembly with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi at this time. Adityanath had on Thursday arrived right here on a two-day go to and met Union Minister Amit Shah.
Sources mentioned the BJP excessive command is but to offer a go-ahead for Cupboard enlargement. Yogi Adityanath’s Delhi go to assumes significance as meeting elections in Uttar Pradesh are just some months away from now. The BJP had earlier rushed its organisational leaders to sort out the ‘disaster’ in its ranks. Senior BJP chief BK Santosh final week visited the state to evaluate the functioning of the get together. He had met ministers, MLAs, MPs and Adityanath too.
Sources mentioned that BJP management desires to make the Cupboard and get together construction extra ‘accommodating’ forward of the Meeting polls. The management believes that there needs to be a effective stability of caste equations within the authorities and the organisation.
The Uttar Pradesh Cupboard presently has 42 ministers and might accomodate 18 extra. Uttar Pradesh will go to the polls in February-March subsequent yr.