After assuming the office, designating ministries has been the immediate challenge for the Chief Minister and his team while it left many of the leaders discontented. It is to the known knowledge that in response to the simmering discontent in the party cadre, Jagan promised to expand the cabinet in the near future which mitigated the issue to some extent. Actor-turned-politician and Nagari MLA Roja is indeed the first name that pops up when the above scenario comes to discussion. The firebrand lady’s name which often hits to the headlines with sharp comments on opposition leaders, this time struck gold as a part of rumoured cabinet expansion.
Undavalli camp office is said to be all busy now with the rumoured cabinet expansion in the wake of speculations that centre would pass the legislative council scrapping resolution. If this happens, Subhash Chandra Bose and Mopidevi Venkataramana, the two senior leaders who hold ministries in Jagan cabinet will lose their portfolios. Over which the political circles are now rife with speculations that Jagan would give chance for two MLA’s who were left discontented previously. A section of analysts also opined that Roja who is now holding APIIC chairmanship will be offered Home ministry. Adding strength to the rumours, Roja met with DGP Gautam Sawang on Monday.