In the light of the possible cabinet expansion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is chairing a key-meetings with top leaders like Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP national President JP Nadda, UP CM Yogi Adityanath.
Even after two years of making it to power at the central level, no revamps were made in the Union Cabinet.No leaders from Andhra Pradesh were included in the Union cabinet in the second term of Modi as PM.
The saffron party which wants to make its way into Andhra Pradesh is reportedly making plans to make sure that, it has representation from the state in the Parliament.
Three Rajya Sabha members Sujana Chowdary, CM Ramesh, and TG Venkatesh, who switched sides to BJP from TDP and hoping to get a spot in the cabinet expansion. The leaders have been maintaining a healthy relationship with the top leaders.
BJP needs to gain the support of other political parties in various states by offering cabinet posts as a few alliance parties have left the NDA alliance for various reasons like controversial farm bills, CAA, and other issues.
As part of this, BJP is said to be focusing on picking the candidates for the cabinet expansion. To pacify Janasena supporters and sympathisers, who are of the opinion that the party is not getting the required importance, BJP is reportedly thinking to give a plum post to Pawan Kalyan.
The main task for the BJP will be drafting the final names of the leaders who will make it to the cabinet expansion. They have to make sure that others will not be offended by the final list.