Mohsin Raza Lone Muslim Face In Yogi Ministry

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:16 IST

Cricketer-turned-politician Mohsin Raza is the lone Muslim face in the Yogi Adityanath-led government.

Mohsin Raza Lone Muslim Face In Yogi Ministry
Raza had joined BJP in 2013

Mohsin Raza, a former Ranji Trophy player, was sworn in on Sunday as a minister of state in the new BJP government in Uttar Pradesh.

He is the lone Muslim face in the Yogi Adityanath-led government. Raza is not a member of the state assembly.

Raza, who joined BJP in 2013, is a spokesman of the saffron party.

Interestingly, BJP had not fielded any Muslim candidate in the Assembly polls.