Lucknow: The two-month-old Congress government in Himachal Pradesh was expanded on Saturday with the induction of former telecom minister Sukh Ram's son Anil Sharma into the cabinet.
Sharma has been minister of state from 1993 to 1997. With his induction, chief minister Virbhadra
Singh's cabinet has been expanded to 11 from 10.
Sharma, a three-time legislator and Rajya Sabha member, is a legislator from Mandi.
There is still one vacancy in the cabinet. Singh has said the next expansion would be after the state's budget session beginning Mar 12.