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Punjab cabinet reshuffle: Brahm Mohindra replaces Navjot Sidhu as Local government minister

June 06, 2019 07:40 PM

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today clipped the wings of cabinet minister Navjot Sidhu and replaced his department from Local government department and gave him Power department. Navjot Sidhu and Capt Amarinder Singh were at logger heads after party's defeat in Bathinda Lok Sabha seat.

Brahm Mohindra, Minister of Helath has also been removed and he is given the responsibility of Local Government department. Balbir Sidhu who was animal husbandary minister is appointed new Health Minister. Vijay Inder Singla PWD minister is made Education Minister in place of O.P.Soni who was in confrontation with teachers and principal secretary of the department.

Razia Sultana has been given charge of Transport department replacing Aruna Chaudhary who is given respnsibilty of Women and Child development. It is second time that department of Aruna chaudhary is changed earlier she was shifted from Education department.

Charanjit Singh Channi Technical Education Minister is given Environment and Culture department. O.P.Soni is given medical education and research department.

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