Back in action: Rajiv Pratap Rudy appointed BJP's national spokesperson
Former Union minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy was today appointed as a BJP national spokesperson by party president Amit Shah. BJP national general secretary Arun Singh, in an official letter, said, "BJP chief Amit Shah has appointed Rajiv Pratap Rudy as the national spokesperson with immediate effect." Rudy was the Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship but was ousted from the cabinet in 2017 reshuffle.
Rudy was dropped in cabinet reshuffle in 2017
Rudy, a Lok Sabha MP from Bihar, who had defeated RJD president Lalu Prasad's wife Rabri Devi in 2014 general elections, was given independent charge of skill development ministry by Prime Minister Narendra Modi but was later dropped in a cabinet reshuffle.