Kejriwal mildly rejigs Cabinet, Jain gets water, environment to Gopal Rai

There will be no major changes in other portfolios, they indicated.
Aam Aadmi Party ((AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal on Monday took charge as the chief minister of Delhi for the third time.

Members of his Cabinet —Manish Sisodia, Satyendar Jain, Rajendra Pal Gautam, Imran Hussain, Gopal Rai and Kailash Gahlot also took charge as ministers at the Delhi Secretariat.

Jain has been allocated the crucial water department, held by Kejriwal in the party’s previous government, sources said.

Party’s Delhi unit convenor Rai has been given the environment department, while Gautam will handle the women and child development department, sources told PTI.

There will be no major changes in other portfolios, they indicated.

Jain will now take care of the Delhi Jal Board, apart from handling the crucial Public Works Department, Health, Power and Urban Development, which he was in-charge of in the last government.

The environment department was being earlier handled by transport minister Gahlot, while the WCD was under senior leader Sisodia.

The new ministers said the roadmap of Delhi government's future work will be priority after portfolios are notified.



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