New Rail Minister Mukul Roy to take oath tomorrow

Trinamool Congress’ Mukul Roy is all set to become the new Rail Minister, a day after Dinesh Trivedi quit from the post.

Last Updated: Mar 19, 2012, 16:36 PM IST

Zeenews Bureau

New Delhi: Trinamool Congress’ Mukul Roy is all set to become the new Rail Minister, a day after Dinesh Trivedi quit from the post.

Roy would take oath of office and secrecy at 10 am tomorrow, sources said.

The development came after TMC chief Mamata Banerjee met the Prime Minister inside Parliament House complex roday.

Speaking in Parliament today, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that he has accepted Trivedi’s resignation and forwarded the same to the President for acceptance.

While responding to the debate on the Motion of Thanks to the President’s address, Prime Minister Singh said, "I regret the departure of Shri Trivedi."