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Delhi Ministers: Gehlot and Rajkumar Anand got Sisodia’s department, LG approves

Delhi Ministers: The Lieutenant Governor approved the proposal of CM Kejriwal to give responsibility of new departments to Delhi government ministers Kailash Gehlot and Rajkumar Anand

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: The Delhi government has approved the proposal given by CM Kejriwal to give the responsibility of the new department to Kailash Gehlot and Rajkumar Anand. Last evening, Arvind Kejriwal sent a file to LG VK Saxena to give 8 portfolios to Kailash Gehlot and 10 portfolios to Rajkumar out of 18 portfolios of Manish Sisodia. LG has approved this file.

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Who will get which department?
Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had 18 departments in the Delhi government. In the recommendation sent by Kejriwal to the LG, it was decided to give these portfolios to two ministers. Under this, it has been decided to give Finance, Planning, Public Works Department, Power A, Home, UD, Irrigation and Flood Control, Water Department to Kailash Gehlot.

Rajkumar Anand will get 10 portfolios. These include education, land and buildings, awareness, services, tourism, art culture and language, labour, employment, health and industries.

CBI has arrested Sisodia
On Sunday (February 26), the CBI arrested Manish Sisodia in the Delhi Liquor Policy case. Manish Sisodia is the second minister of the Delhi government to be arrested on corruption charges after former health minister Satyendar Jain last year. Sisodia is considered very powerful in the Delhi government. He was handling 18 departments including education and health in Delhi government.

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