Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan quits

New Delhi: Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan resigned on Saturday from the Union Council of Ministers and more may be in line for being drafted into party work.
The resignation of 59-year-old Natarajan, Minister of State with independent charge of Environment and Forests, has been accepted by the President, a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said.
Sources further said that there could be some more ministers who could resign to be brought to party organization in preparation for the elections.

There is also talk of a reshuffle in the AICC in which some general secretaries may be dropped. Bhanwar, considered close to Rahul Gandhi, is a possible candidate for general secretary in the AICC. He had earlier been an AICC secretary.

In line for change is PCC chief’s post in Haryana which may go to AICC Secretary Ashok Tanwar.

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