Breaking News: Reshuffle In State Ministry, Bratya Divested Of Portfolios


Kolkata: In a major reshuffle in the Mamata Banerjee government, Bartya Basu likley to be divested of his portfolios. According to sources, Finance Minister Amit Mitra will take over the Information and technology department. He is already the state’s industrial and finance minister.

On the other hand, Bratya Basu may be in charge of the Biotechnology department, sources said. Asima Patra could be get additional charges of agriculture and fisheries.

Earlier, Rajib Banerjee who held the irrigation portfolio, got backward class welfare department. Soumen Mahapatra who held the Minister for Water Resources Investigation now got the charges of the irrigation department. Subrata Mukherjee now look the Water Resources Investigation. Transport Minister Suvendyo Adhikari has been given to the environment department as an additional charge.