Mohsin Raza lone Muslim face in UP Cabinet

Mohsin Raza lone Muslim face in UP Cabinet
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Former Ranji player Mohsin Raza was sworn in on Sunday as a minister of state in the new BJP government in Uttar Pradesh.  He is the lone Muslim face in the Yogi Adityanath-led government. Raza is not a member of the state Assembly.

Lucknow: Former Ranji player Mohsin Raza was sworn in on Sunday as a minister of state in the new BJP government in Uttar Pradesh. He is the lone Muslim face in the Yogi Adityanath-led government. Raza is not a member of the state Assembly.

He is a spokesman of the BJP. Raza had joined the BJP in 2013. While the BJP had no Muslim candidate during the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, it is being said that Raza has been accommodated as the minority face in the Cabinet to bring about a balance.

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