A slew of ministers including some of the senior ones have resigned ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle today.
Law and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, health minister Harsh Vardhan, education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and environment minister Prakash Javadekar are some of the senior ministers who have quit.
Among them, Union Minister Babul Supriyo submitted his resignation on Wednesday.
A total of 43 are expected to take oath as ministers in the reshuffle that is aimed at reinvigorating the Modi government as it grapples with challenges spanning Covid and economy.
The reshuffle will be the first in the second term of the Modi government.
Complete list of those who have resigned:
1. DV Sadananda Gowda
2. Ravi Shankar Prasad
3. Thaawarchand Gehlot
4. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’
5. Dr Harsh Vardhan
6. Prakash Javadekar
7. Santosh Kumar Gangwar
8. Babul Supriyo
9. Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao
10. Rattan Lal Kataria
11. Pratap Chandra Sarangi
12. Sushri Debasree Chaudhuri