Modi keeps entire home portfolio with himself
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has decided not to have a junior home minister and keep the entire home portfolio with himself at present.
Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra
Modi has decided not to have a junior home minister and keep
the entire home portfolio with himself at present.
Modi today distributed various portfolios earlier held by
former minister of state for home Amit Shah, who has been
arrested in connection with Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter
Shah, who resigned on Saturday after being chargesheeted
in Sohrabuddin encounter case, was also holding other
While distributing the portfolios Modi did not give
charge of MOS home to any of his other ministers, sources
in the office of the chief minister said.
Transport portfolio which was held by Shah was given to
senior minister Vaju Vala, they added.
Two other portfolios of law and parliamentary affairs
were handed over to another senior minister Dilip Sanghani,
While, other portfolios like prohibition, civil defence,
jails, police residences, border security were given to Parbat
Patel, they said.
Shah was arrested on Sunday by the CBI in fake encounter.