MP Cabinet expansion: Uma Shankar gets Home Ministry
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Last Updated: Monday, November 02, 2009, 13:28
Bhopal: The allotment of portfolios to those inducted in expansion of Madhya Pradesh Council of Ministers was finally done late Sunday night.

According to an official notification here, Uma Shankar Gupta, the MLA from Bhopal South, would be the new state Home Minister in place of Jagdish Devda who would continue to retain the Transport and Jail portfolios.

Gupta was a minister during the chief ministership of Babulal Gaur but he was not a member of Shivraj Singh Chouhan's Cabinet earlier.

The six ministers whose portfolios have been left untouched are Urban Development Minister Babulal Gaur, Finance Minister Raghavji, Housing and Environment Minister Jayant Mallaiya, Public Health Minister Gauri Shankar Bisen, Public Works Department Minister Nagendra Singh and Sports and Tourism Minister Tukojirao Pawar.

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First Published: Monday, November 02, 2009, 13:28

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