Nilangekar appointed Guardian Minister of Latur
Mumbai : Maharashtra Labour Minister Sambhaji Patil Nilangekar has been appointed as the Guardian Minister of Latur district in the state.
Nilangekar replaces Pankaja Munde, who was the Guardian Minister of Latur and Beed, a Government Resolution (GR) issued yesterday said.
State Tourism Minister Jaikumar Raval will be the Guardian Minister of Nandurbar district, it said.
Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan was the Guardian Minister of Nandurbar and Nashik.
Raval and Nilangekar were inducted in the state ministry earlier this year. Raval belongs to BJP while Nilangekar is from Shiv Sena.
The other ministers inducted into the state Cabinet earlier this year — Cooperation Minister Subhash Deshmukh (BJP), Animal Husbandry Minister Mahadev Jankar (RSP) have not been assigned any districts yet.
Also, Ministers of State Gulabrao Patil (Co-operation) and Arjun Khotkar (Textile), both from Sena, Madan Yeravar (Energy) of Ravindra Chavan (Medical Education), both from BJP, and Sadashiv Khot (Agriculture) of Swabhimani Shetkari Party have also not been assigned any district.