PM Modi to chair Council of Ministers meeting today amid reshuffle buzz
3 July, 2023 | Malvika Vardhan
The Council of Ministers meeting was called after senior BJP leaders gathered last Wednesday at the Prime Minister's residence to discuss the party's strategy for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meeting of his Council of Ministers on Monday (July 3) amid the ongoing speculations about the possibilities of a Cabinet reshuffle.
The meeting is expected to be held at the newly built convention centre at Pragati Maidan in the national capital, which will host the G20 summit in September this year.
The Council of Ministers meeting was called after senior BJP leaders gathered last Wednesday at the Prime Minister’s residence to discuss the party’s strategy for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. It was attended by Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP President JP Nadda and other senior party leaders. According to the sources, the meeting concentrated on developing a strategy for the 2024 election.
The BJP has been making hectic preparations for several state polls scheduled this year, with the Congress showing some bounce following its big win in Karnataka. Elections are due in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana and Mizoram later this year, and the Congress will be the BJP’s main challenger in the first three states.