CHANDIGARH: AAP MLA from Patiala Rural Balbir Singh took oath as a minister in the Punjab cabinet at Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh on Saturday evening.
B Singh will be the new health and family welfare minister. He will also head medical research department.
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann also changed the portfolios some minister based on their performance.
AAP MLA from Patiala Rural, Dr Balbir Singh takes oath as minister in Punjab Cabinet at Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh pic.twitter.com/4V6YacigVB— ANI (@ANI) January 7, 2023
Earlier, Punjab horticulture, food processing and defence service welfare minister Fauja Singh Sarai resigned on Saturday almost four months after he courted controversy as an audio clip went viral on Social Modia.