No Women In Maharashtra Cabinet Irks NCP MP, Women Activist Groups
Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde expanded his Cabinet, and included 18 MLAs as ministers, nine each from the BJP and Shiv Sena action, on August 9. However, there is no women in the ministry, which caused a stir amongst the opposition. Notably, National Congress Party (NCP) MP Supriya Sule lashed out at the Shiv Sena-BJP Government for not including any women in the Cabinet. "It shows BJP's mindset," said Sule.