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Coalition meet on cabinet reshuffle

A crucial meeting of BPF and AGP leadership with Amit Shah is clearing the decks for the expansion of Sarbananda Sonowal cabinet slated for April 15.

Senior BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma along with AGP president Atul Bora, his BPF counterpart Hagrama Mohilary is meeting the BJP president in New Delhi on Monday where the entire process would be finalized.

Sources told www.Assam Times that Bongaigaon legislator Phani Bhushan Chaudhury is likely to be inducted in the cabinet from AGP. Both AGP and BPF will have one each in the cabinet while BJP will have six new faces in the expanded cabinet.

Those who are attending the close door meet include Hagrama Mohilary, Arul Bora, Hemant Biswa Sarma, Keshab Mahanta.

The coalition partners AGP and BPF have been demanding two more berths. But the BJP leadership want one each from the regional parties.

 

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