Aizawl: A minor reshuffle of the portfolios of the Council of Ministers was effected in Mizoram on Tuesday.
An official statement said Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla was given additional charge of Information and Public Relations and District Council Affairs while retaining Vigilance, Political, PWD, Power and Electricity, General Administration Department and Minor Irrigation.
Home Minister R Lalzirliana who was stripped off District Council Affairs portfolio was given Secretariat Administration and Fisheries, earlier kept by the Chief Minister.
Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation Minister Zodintluanga, who lost Information and Public Relations portfolio got Taxation department.
While Taxation department was taken away from Revenue Minister J H Rothuama, he was given Soil and Water Conservation department, earlier kept by the chief minister.
This was the second reshuffle of portfolios in the present ministry which came to power in the later part of 2008.