With eye on LS polls, Ajay Tamta elevated to Cabinet rank

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Dehra Dun, Jun 16 (UNI) Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Uttarakhand Minister of State for Social Welfare and Home Ajay Tamta was today elevated to Cabinet rank.

Governor B L Joshi administered the oath of office and secrecy to Mr Tamta at a simple ceremony at the Raj Bhavan this evening which was attended by several Ministers.

This was for the first time that changes were incurred in the one-and-a-half-year old B C Khanduri Government.

The 12-member Council of Ministers now includes 11 Cabinet Ministers apart from one Minister of State.

Mr Tamta's elevation is seen as a strategic move to woo Scheduled Tribe voters ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.


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