Polity Notes


1. 13TH Annual BRICS Summit was held in Virtual platform under the chairmanship of PM Narendra Modi on 9th Sep 2021 at New Delhi. The next (14th) annual BRICS summit will be hosted by China in 2022.

2. Babi Rani Maurya, Governor of Uttarakhand resigned.

3. Interim Taliban Govt has been formed in Afghanistan.

(a) Haibatullah Akhundzada - Supreme Leader of Taliban holds final authority over Political, Religious & Military Affairs

(b) Mullah Hassan Akhund - Prime Minister

(c) Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar - Deputy Prime Minister

(d) Mullah Yaqoob - Defence Minister (He is son of Founder of Taliban Mullah Omar)

(e) Amir Khan Muttagi - Foreign Minister

(f) Abdul Salam Hanafi - Second Deputy Prime Minister

(g) Sirajuddin Haqqani - Interior Minister,

Out of 33 ministers, more than half of them are in the most Wanted Terrorists list of United Nations Security Council. No woman or member of minority community (Hindu, Sikh, Christian, Jain, Parsi, Bodh etc) has been included in council of ministers. Pakistan has played key role in formation of council of ministers.

Many counties including India, USA, Russia etc have expressed serious concern over the new council of ministers in Afghanistan.