Union minister Dr Harsh Vardhan resigned from the post of health minister ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s big Cabinet reshuffle. Whether he will stay on as the science and technology minister is not immediately clear.
Why Modi Govt has removed Dr Vardhan is not clear but his absent from press conference and accountability, futile contradictions with opposition and blunt statement about science (chocolate and covid), alliance with Baba Ramdev etc. have been highly criticized by masses. Many people on twitter were asking for his resignation from a very long time.
Mansukh Mandavaiya was born in a small village named Hanol in Palitana Taluka of Bhavnagar district of Gujarat State. After completion of HSC, he did a certificate course in Veterinary Live Stock Inspector and has been educated at Songadh Gurukul and Gujarat Agriculture University, Gujarat. He later completed his MA in Political Science from Bhavnagar University.
Mandaviya joined politics in 2002 where he contested the Palitana Constituency and became the youngest MLA in Gujarat. Mansukh Mandaviya is the Minister of State for Ports, Shipping & Waterways (Independent Charge) and Chemicals & Fertilisers in Government of India. Mandaviya is well known for his intellectual analysis and thought leadership, which he also exhibited in his speech on “2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” at the United Nations. He has travelled to lot many countries to explore their policies & management to help India grow at the fastest pace.
On 5th July 2016, he sworn in as a Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers in Government of India. Serving as a minister, he has implemented a lot of plans and thoughts to get the work done quickly and efficiently.
He was re-selected for the Second Term of Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha during March, 2018.