Mukul Roy to be sworn in as Railway Minister
"The President will administer the oath of office and secrecy to Mukul Roy as Cabinet Minister in the Council of Ministers at 1000 hours on March 20," a Rashtrapati Bhawan spokesperson said in a statement.
The President, as advised by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, has accepted the resignation of Dinesh Trivedi from the Union Council of Ministers, with immediate effect, the statement said.
Trivedi, also a Trinamool Congress MP, had resigned as the Railway Minister Sunday night.
Expressing serious concern over the ongoing protests in Andhra Pradesh, following the nod for the creation of a separate Telangana State, the Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja said that the Centre must address the genuine concerns of the people and assure them that their interests will be duly protected.
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