With 43 new ministers to be inducted into the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Union Cabinet today evening, Union Ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javdekar, Harsh Vardhan, Ramesh Pokhriyal and eight others have resigned.
The President of India has accepted the resignation of 12 members of the Council of Ministers including IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank and others, read a statement from the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
The others to resign ahead of the oath-taking are Thawarchand Gehlot, D. V. Sadananda Gowda, Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Babul Supriyo, Sanjay Dhotre, Rattan Kataria, Rattan Lal Kataria, Partap Chandra Sarangi and Debasree Chaudhuri.
While people are anxious waiting for the names in the new cabinet, people have not forgotten about the ongoing war between the Information & Technology ministry and Twitter. Twitter has been drawn into a constant feud with the ministry over the new compliance rules.
As soon as the news of Prasad's resignation made it to social media, Twitterati made memes as the social media platform will now have to deal with the new IT Minister.
Here are some of the most hilarious ones. Laugh away!