Two more to join Naidu Cab­i­net on Sun­day

AP Leg­isla­tive Coun­cil chair­man M.N.D. Fa­rook and Ki­dari Sra­van Ku­mar will be in­ducted into the coun­cil of min­is­ters.

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the oath.

Sra­van Ku­mar, who is not a mem­ber of ei­ther House of the Leg­is­la­ture, is a son of Araku (ST) MLA Ki­dari Sarveswara Rao who was killed by the Maoists two months ago. He will be fielded from the seat va­cated by his late fa­ther in the next elec­tions, which will be held less than six months from now.

The son of for­mer MLA Somu who was also killed by the Maoists, will be made Tribal De­vel­op­ment Cor­po­ra­tion chair­man.

Th­ese two slots were va­cated by the res­ig­na­tion of two BJP min­is­ters—Kami­neni Srini­vas and P. Manikyala Rao—in May this year, af­ter the TDP’s exit from the NDA at the Cen­tre. This mini-reshuf­fle will be the third since the Naidu gov­ern­ment.

Sources in the CMO of Andhra Pradesh said that there will be mi­nor changes in the port­fo­lios of other min­is­ters too.

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