15 ministers inducted into Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot's Cabinet

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot inducted 15 ministers into his government on Sunday as Rajasthan saw a major Cabinet reshuffle and they took oath at the ceremony held at Raj Bhawan

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Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot inducted 15 ministers into his government on Sunday as Rajasthan saw a major Cabinet reshuffle. Fifteen ministers-- 11 cabinet and four ministers of state-- took oath at the ceremony held at Raj Bhawan.

Here is all you need to know.


  • The 11 cabinet ministers include three – Mamta Bhupesh, Bhajan Lal Jatav and Tikaram Jully-- who have been elevated from minister of state (MoS) to cabinet rank, while two -- Vishvendra Singh and Ramesh Meena -- have been reinducted as cabinet ministers.

  • Hemaram Choudhary, Mahendrajeet Singh Malviya, Ramlal Jat, Mahesh Joshi, Govindram Meghwal and Shakuntla Rawat were also sworn in as cabinet ministers. Zahida, Brijendra Singh Ola, Rajendra Gudha and Murari Lal Meena were sworn in as ministers of state

  • The council of ministers in the Congress government in Rajasthan now has 19 cabinet ministers and 10 minister of state, apart from the chief minister.

  • In the cabinet expansion and reshuffle process, three ministers –- Govind Singh Dotasra, Harish Chaudhary and Raghu Sharma -- were dropped.

  • The expanded Cabinet has three women and four Dalit members.

  • Chief Minister Gehlot and members of his council of ministers were among those present at the oath taking ceremony at the Raj Bhawan. The number in the council of ministers in the state has increased to 30 now.

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