In Narendra Modi-led government, Tura MLA, Agatha K Sangma is likely to be inducted as a minister of state.
The first meeting of the 2020 Council of Ministers will take place at the Pravasi Bharatiya Bhavan in New Delhi from 5.30 pm on January 3.
The meeting takes on importance as important decisions are likely to be taken on the first cabinet expansion of the second term of Modi's government.
Cabinet expansion speculations have been making the rounds for quite a while now.
The first cabinet expansion is likely to occur in the last week of January, according to sources.
After the Modi government came to power for the second time on May 30, 2019, there was no expansion of the cabinet.
Due to the ongoing inauspicious period, the announcement for cabinet expansion was delayed.
On January 14, the inauspicious period that began on December 14 will be over.
On December 21, at the newly inaugurated new Gujarat Bhawan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held the last Council of Ministers meeting.
Sources near New Delhi's power corridors told Northeast Now on Wednesday that Agatha K. Sangma could be inducted as the northeast's third minister.
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