Maya inducts 2 ministers in her cabinet

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Lucknow, May 1 (UNI) In a minor reshuffle in Uttar Pradesh council of ministers, Chief Minister Mayawati today inducted two new cabinet ministers and upgraded two ministers of state (Independent charge) to cabinet rank.

Governor T V Rajeswar administered the oath of office and secrecy to the new incumbents at a simple ceremony at Rajbhawan this evening.

This was fifth expansion of Bahujan Samaj Party-led Mayawati ministry since she had taken oath as the CM on May 13 last year.

Following today's expansion, the strength of UP council of ministers has risen to 54 that included 31 cabinet ministers, including the CM herself, 15 Ministers of State (Independent Charge) and 8 Ministers of the State.

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