PCC president among 3 ministers to quit ahead of Raj cabinet rejig | India News

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JAIPUR: The much expected Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle gathered momentum with three ministers in the Ashok Gehlot government tendering their resignations to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, party politician in charge of Rajasthan, Ajay Maken, said on Friday night.
The three who have resigned are state school education minister and PCC president Govind Singh Dotasra, health minister and AICC in-charge for Gujarat Raghu Sharma and revenue minister and AICC in-charge for Punjab Harish Chaudhary. Dotasra is a junior minister, while Sharma and Chaudhary are state cabinet ministers.
The three resignations increase the vacancies in the Gehlot cabinet to 12. The maximum strength allowed in the state cabinet is 30, going by the 15% cap for a 200-member state assembly. Maken’s unannounced visit to Jaipur indicated that the cabinet reshuffle was likely to be held in the next few days. Governor…

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