Well, this festive season, the politics lovers might be having sleepless nights, with so many speculations around. While on one hand, the speculations are round for the Chief Ministers of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, on the other hand, the major speculation that prevails in the central cabinet is that who would fill in the shoes of Manohar Parrikar as the defense minister of the nation. It must be noted that it has been announced that Parrikar would be the Chief Minister of Goa, where BJP has got back to power.
Manohar Parrikar Steps In As Goa CM, Speculations On Who Would Be The Next Defense Minister
With the declaration of Manohar being the Chief Minister of a state, leaves a void for the post of the Defence minister of India. According to a source, it was made clear that with Manohar Parrikar taking on the boots of the chief minister tomorrow, the Defence ministry might be handed over to some other leader as an additional charge. However, the source believes that the cabinet would expand and there would be noticeable changes in the cabinet. The source also said that it can be expected that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley would be handed over with the charge for the time being.
According to some of the top-notch sources from the government, there can be huge changes in the cabinet and one of the chief ministers of the states ruled by the party might be roped in as the defense minister. However, any such changes are yet to be noted.
With the names of candidates like Manoj Sinha and Rajnath Singh doing the rounds, for the post of the UP chief minister, it would be interesting to see that if either of them are chosen as the Chief minister of the state then who would take up their posts in the central cabinet. With all these speculations doing the rounds, the next few days would be interesting for any politics lover.