Pi News –
Patna, Jan 20 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday reshuffled the portfolios of three ministers from the RJD quota.
Notification from Cabinet Secretariat that Education Minister Professor Chandra Shekhar has been transferred to sugarcane production.
Chandra Shekhar was ousted by the Nitish Kumar government for falling out with his department’s Additional Chief Secretary KK Pathak. He also courted controversy with his statements against the Ramcharitmanas and the Ram temple in Ayodhya.
Alok Kumar Mehta, who was the Minister of Land Reforms and Revenue, has been given the charge of Education Minister of Bihar.
Health Engineering Minister Lalit Yadav has been given additional charge of land reforms and revenue.