President Ram Nath Kovind has accepted the resignation of Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant from Modi cabinet. Let us tell you that Arvind Sawant resigned on Monday by accusing the BJP of vandalism. Modi was the Minister of Heavy Industries in the Cabinet. Kovind has handed over this ministry to Prakash Javadekar.
Rashtrapati Bhavan said in a statement that the President has accepted Sawant’s resignation with immediate effect from the Union Council of Ministers. As advised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said that Javadekar will be given additional charge. He already has Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and Environment. In addition to this, the statement said, as advised by the Prime Minister, the President has directed that Javadekar be given the charge of Minister of Heavy Industries, in addition to his existing departments.
Sawant was the sole representative of the Shiv Sena in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) -led NDA Union Cabinet. The BJP, which emerged as the single largest party in the Maharashtra Assembly elections, on Sunday expressed its inability to form a government in Maharashtra. After this, Governor B.S. Koshiyari invited Shiv Sena to form the government. The Shiv Sena needed a coalition of NCP and Congress to form the government. During this time NCP supported Shiv Sena. He said that if Shiv Sena breaks the alliance with BJP then it can be supported. Sawant resigned after this.