Health minister of India Quits before Cabinet Revamp: India


Officials say India’s health minister resigned ahead of a Cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday (July 7), as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to reenergize an administration that has been chastised for its handling of the coronavirus outbreak.
According to a source close to the minister, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan resigned as a political price for the government’s inability to deal with a disastrous second wave of illnesses. According to rumors in the media, a replacement at the Labor Ministry is also a possibility.
According to the reports, finance, foreign affairs, home affairs, and defense are unlikely to be replaced.
According to a senior official, Mr. Modi contacted leaders of his Bharatiya Janata Party before announcing his first Cabinet change since winning a second term in 2019. State-run According to All India Radio, he is anticipated to appoint younger members of his party as ministers and grant significant power to the Women.
According to a palace official, a ceremony to swear in new ministers is planned for 6 p.m. IST at the presidential palace. Due to the risk of coronavirus, only a small number of individuals will attend.


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