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Maha Cabinet expansion likely today
Maharashtra

Maha Cabinet expansion likely today

Agency News

Mumbai, June 16: Following the meeting of Maharashtra Chief
Minister Devendra Fadnavis with Governor C Vidyasagar Rao here ahead of the start of the monsoon session of the state Legislature, the expansion of the cabinet may take place on Sunday, sources in the government confirmed on Saturday.

The monsoon session of the state Legislature is set to commence on June 17. Both Fadnavis and Finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar had given indications about possible expansion of the cabinet ahead of the monsoon session of the state Legislature.

The expansion of the cabinet is necessary in view of vacancies
created following the death of Agriculture minister and BJP leader Pandurang Fundkar in 2018. The portfolio is now being handled by Revenue minister Chandrakant Patil.

Also, Deepak Sawant, Health minister, who resigned earlier this
year and the portfolio is looked after by Eknath Shinde, also
PWD minister.

UNI