Yogi Adityanath allots portfolios to ministers, keeps home
In his first cabinet meet, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath allotted portfolios to his ministers on Wednesday. Deputy Chief Ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma have been allotted PWD and higher education portfolios respectively
Former cricketer Mohsin Raza is now minority affairs minister along with added portfolio of science and electronics. The chief minister chose to keep the prized home ministry with him. Chetan Chauhan, who is also a former cricketer has been given ministry of sports and youth affairs and Rita Bahuguna Joshi has been given women and child welfare ministry. Surya Pratap Shahi gets agriculture ministry and J P Singh has been handed the excise portfolio.