BJP's Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Resigns As Minister Amid Vice President Buzz
Central ministers Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and RCP Singh resigned in the present day, a day earlier than the top of their Rajya Sabha time period.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised each Mr Naqvi and Mr Singh as they attended their final cupboard assembly this morning.
The Rajya Sabha phrases of Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Metal Minister RCP Singh finish tomorrow. The BJP did not renominate Mr Naqvi and Mr Singh, Bihar Chief Minister chief Nitish Kumar’s one-time confidante and No. 2 within the get together, did not get one other Rajya Sabha time period as his get together boss was reportedly not comfortable together with his proximity to senior associate BJP.
There’s hypothesis that Mr Naqvi, 64, could also be chosen by the BJP as its candidate for Vice President of India. Mr Naqvi met with BJP president JP Nadda earlier than handing in his resignation to PM Modi, fueling extra speak.
Other than Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Mr Naqvi was the one different minister who was additionally within the Atal Bihari Vajpayee led-BJP authorities.