PM Modi holds another face-to-face meeting with key central ministers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Union ministers, including Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari, as well as BJP chairman JP Nadda, sources said.

Over the past week, Modi has held face-to-face meetings with Union ministers, apparently to take stock of the work the government has done over the past two years and to discuss various issues, they said. declared.

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Union Ministers and Union Ministers of State meet with the Prime Minister in different groups.

The meeting attended by Singh, Gadkari, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda and State Minister V Muraleedharan, among others, is the fifth in the series and possibly the last, a source said.

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The sources said BJP chief Nadda was present at most of the meetings held at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, the prime minister’s official residence.

Last week, Modi met with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, as well as Nadda and Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Jitender Singh.

Political observers and party insiders believe it could be an exercise ahead of an expected Cabinet expansion and reshuffle, but there has been no official word yet.

The sources indicated that all of these meetings of the prime minister with Union ministers lasted nearly five hours.

Besides the work done by the ministries, Modi also discussed with them various important and relevant issues, they said, adding that the meetings were called after the second wave of Covid cases.

Cabinet Ministers or State Ministers of Agriculture, Rural Development, Livestock and Fisheries, Tribal Affairs, Urban Development, Culture, Statistics and Program Implementation, civil aviation, railways, food and consumer, jal shakti, petroleum, steel, foreign affairs and the environment were among those called for the meetings, were indicated the sources.

These meetings with the ministers of the Union were preceded by meetings between Modi and the presidents of the different wings of the BJP and the general secretaries of the party.

Nadda and BJP (organization) general secretary BL Santhosh were present at meetings with party officials.

Although there has been no official word on the enlargement or Cabinet reshuffle, speculation on the matter has been circulating for many days.

The Council of Ministers, chaired by the Prime Minister, generally meets once a week and that of the Council of Ministers once a month. The Council of Ministers is held almost every Wednesday.

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