Madhya Pradesh governor Lalji Tandon removes six 'Scindia loyalists' from cabinet on CM Kamal Nath's recommendation

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Friday removed six ministers, supporters of Jyotiraditya Scindia, on the recommendation of Chief Minister Kamal Nath.

Press Trust of India March 14, 2020 08:14:21 IST
Madhya Pradesh governor Lalji Tandon removes six 'Scindia loyalists' from cabinet on CM Kamal Nath's recommendation
  • Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Friday removed six ministers, supporters of Jyotiraditya Scindia, on the recommendation of Chief Minister Kamal Nath

  • Imarati Devi, Tulsi Silawat, Govind Singh Rajput, Mahendra Singh Sisodiya, Pradyumn Singh Tomar and Prabhuram Chaudhari were removed from the cabinet with immediate effect on Friday, said a Public Relations Department official

  • Earlier in on Friday, Nath met the governor at 11 am and submitted a letter expressing his government's willingness to face a floor test in the Assembly

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Friday removed six ministers, supporters of Jyotiraditya Scindia, on the recommendation of Chief Minister Kamal Nath. Amid the ongoing political crisis triggered by Scindia's exit from the Congress and rebellion of 22 MLAs who support him, Nath had, on 10 March, written to Tandon seeking immediate removal of the six ministers.

Imarati Devi, Tulsi Silawat, Govind Singh Rajput, Mahendra Singh Sisodiya, Pradyumn Singh Tomar and Prabhuram Chaudhari were removed from the cabinet with immediate effect on Friday, said a Public Relations Department official.

Earlier in on Friday, Nath met the governor at 11 am and submitted a letter expressing his government's willingness to face a floor test in the Assembly.

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