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Turncoat Suvendu can get a Cabinet position | India News


CALCUTTA: Suvendu Adhikari, who joined the BJP since the Trinamool Congress less than a month ago, is likely to be appointed President of the Jute Corporation of India (JCI), under which he will enjoy the status of Minister of cabinet. You were provided with Category Z security before you even joined the saffron party.
While the central government has sought his biological data, sources close to the development said his appointment is likely to occur in January. Before changing sides, Suvendu had long been a minister in the West Bengal government.
Although Suvendu could not be reached, BJP Bengal Vice President Raju Banerjee said: “This is good news for the state. Many farmers depend on growing jute in Bengal … He will have a significant portfolio of work for the farmers in the state. ”
JCI was formed in 1971 for the sole purpose of helping farmers obtain the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for their produce. Consequently, it had been intervening when farmers faced challenges in obtaining MSP. Based in Kolkata, JCI has played a key role in jute cultivation in almost 17 districts of Bengal.
Sources close to the development indicated that Suvendu’s appointment comes at a time when JCI is in a phase of transformation. It has already introduced geographic mapping of jute growing areas with the help of Isro. It has also introduced an electronic notebook for farmers to cut out the middlemen.
“The myth that newcomers don’t get a prominent place in the BJP will end now,” said Anupam Hazra, the BJP’s national secretary.

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