Vasundhara Raje expands cabinet, 14 new ministers inducted

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday inducted 14 members into her council of ministers, raising the size of her ministry to 26. Of the 14 new ministers, four were given cabinet rank, six were sworn in as Minister of State with Independent charge, and four others as Minister of State. The ministers were administered oath of office and secrecy by Governor Kalyan Singh at Raj Bhavan. Eight of them were already ministers in Raje's previous term during 2003-08.
Those sworn in as Cabinet Ministers are Rajpal Singh (MLA from Jhotwara), Kiran Maheshwari (Rajsamand), Surendra Goyal (Jaitaran) and Rampratap (Hanumangarh). The Ministers of State (with Independent charge) are Amra Ram (Pachpadra), Krishnendra Kaur (Nadbai), Vasudev Devnani (Ajmer North), Rajkumar Rinwa, Surendra Pal Singh (Karanpur) and Anita Bhadel (Ajmer South) while Minister of State are Pushpendra Singh (Bali), Baboo Lal Verma (Keshoraipatan), Arjunlal, Otaram Dewasi (Sirohi). The portfolios will be announced later.