IT Minister RS Prasad, Javadekar & Health Minister Harshvardhan Quit Before Shuffle

Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad was Minister for Law and Electronics and IT and had lately been locked in a bitter feud with social media companies, mainly Twitter, over new IT rules. Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar’s resignation is also a big surprise because he was the government’s spokesperson and a face at all government briefings.

IT and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar, and Health Minister Harshvardhan have resigned from the Union cabinet springing up a major surprise just before the big shuffle in the cabinet.

In a press communique issued on Wednesday evening, the President has accepted the resignation of other Union cabinet ministers Babul Suproyo, Santosh Gangwar, Rattan Lal Kataria among others.

Ravi Shankar Prasad was Minister for Law and Electronics and IT and had lately been locked in a bitter feud with social media companies, mainly Twitter, over new IT rules.

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar’s resignation is also a big surprise because he was the government’s spokesperson and a face at all government briefings.


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