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Kejriwal removes Kapil Mishra as minister, inducts two new faces

Last Updated: Sunday, 7 May 2017 (10:45 IST)
New Delhi: Days after the suspended its Okhla Amanatullah Khan's primary membership following rift with Kumar Vishvas, the Kejriwal led Government today sacked from the Cabinet and inducted two new faces. According to Delhi Deputy Manish Sisodia, Mr Mishra, (who held the Tourism and Water Ministries) was removed as several colonies in the city were reeling under water crisis despite his efforts to sort the problem.

Sources said the decision to sack Mr Mishra and to induct two new faces (Seemapuri MLA Rajendra Pal Gautam and its legislator Kailash Gehlot) in the Cabinet was taken in a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Reacting over his removal, he said that he has not received any official communication yet. "I am the only minister with no corruption charges. No CBI inquiry against me. I have not given any benfit to my daughter or any of my relatives," he said in a series of tweets. (UNI)
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