Chief minister Tarun Gogoi is again in a mood to reshuffle his cabinet. Gogoi is understood to have discussed it with AICC general secretary Dr CP Joshi on Saturday.
Gogoi is leaving for New Delhi in a day or two to finalise the list of new ministers. But sources told Assam Times that the chief minister is still not in favour of dropping all the cabinet ministers who have been enjoying the post for the last ten years.
Five vital portfolios have been lying without a full time ministers for the last six months. Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma resigned refusing to work under Gogoi.
Gogoi dropped cooperation and border development minister Siddique Ahmed and irrigation minister Dr Ardhendu Dey for doing dissidence five months back. Transport minister Chandan Brahma came out of the cabinet after BPF parted ways with Congress.