Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren expands cabinet

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 13:44

Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren Tuesday expanded his cabinet by inducting a minister.

Jharkhand Governor Syed Ahmed administered oath to Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator Lobin Hembrom as the 12th minister.

Jharkhand can have a maximum of 12 ministers, including the chief minister.

Lobin is a legislator from Santhal Paragna. The 12th minister`s post fell vacant after Hemant Soren sacked Simon Marandi for working against the party in the April-May Lok Sabha poll.

IANS

First Published: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 13:44

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