MP cabinet expansion: Portfolios to be announced on Sunday

Last Updated: Saturday, October 31, 2009 - 18:03

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday said the portfolios of ministers inducted in the recent cabinet expansion would be announced on Sunday.

"Tomorrow also happens to be Madhya Pradesh Day and the announcement of the portfolios would come as a gift to the ministers," the Chief Minister told reporters at his residence.

Answering a question, Chouhan said in his view there has been no delay in the allotment of portfolios.

"The expansion took place on Wednesday evening and I was he was not here yesterday and the portfolios would be announced tomorrow," he said.

The Chief Minister, however, admitted that delay in announcing the portfolios led to unwanted speculation in the local media.

Bureau Report



First Published: Saturday, October 31, 2009 - 18:03

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