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Turncoat Suvendu may get Cabinet-rank post

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Suvendu Adhikari, who joined BJP from Trinamool Congress less than a month ago, is likely to be appointed chairman of the Jute Corporation of India (JCI), by virtue of which he will enjoy the status of a cabinet minister. He was provided Z-category security even before he joined the saffron party. Before he switched sides, Suvendu had for long been a minister in the West Bengal government.
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