Manish Sisodia got additional charge of Law Ministry of Delhi
He succeeds Kapil Mishra, who was handling Law Ministry portfolio ever since Jitendra Singh Tomar was arrested in a fake degree case in June 2015.
Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was on 31 August 2015 given the additional charge of the Law Ministry of the city.
Sisodia, who is the third person to hold charge of the portfolio in less than seven months, will replace Kapil Mishra.
Kapil Mishra, an MLA from Karawal Nagar, was handing the Law Ministry portfolio ever since Jitendra Singh Tomar was arrested in a fake degree case in June 2015. Mishra will continue as Minister for Water and Tourism and Delhi Jal Board’s chairman.
With this additional charge, Sisodia now heads the ministries of education, finance, planning, urban development, land & building, law, justice & legislative affairs and all other departments not specifically allotted to any minister.
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