Modi cabinet expansion: In the Modi cabinet expansion, 43 new ministers took oath of office and secrecy on Wednesday. After this, the total number of ministers in the Modi government has gone up to 77. Before the cabinet expansion of the Modi government, some major reshuffles were done. After this, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar and Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan resigned from their posts. In the new cabinet expansion of the Modi government, 36 new faces have been given place while 7 ministers have been promoted and given cabinet rank.
Which 7 ministers got promotion?
The ministers who will be promoted include Purushottam Rupala, Anurag Thakur, Mansukh Mandaviya, RK Singh, Hardeep Singh Puri, G Kishan Reddy and Kiren Rijiju.
These 12 ministers were discharged from the Modi cabinet
Earlier, several ministers, including Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar, Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister DV Sadananda Gowda, Labor Minister Santosh Gangwar and Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, resigned. Minister of State for Education Sanjay Dhotre, Minister of State for Forest and Environment Babul Supriyo, Rao Saheb Danve, Ratan Lal Kataria, Pratap Sarangi and Dev Shree Banerjee also resigned from the Union Cabinet.
Oath of office and secrecy administered to these 43 ministers
Narayan Rane, Sarbananda Sonowal, Virendra Kumar, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Ramchandra Prasad Singh (RCP Singh, JDU), Ashwini Vaishnav, Pashupati Paras (LJP), Kiren Rijiju, Raj Kumar Singh, Hardeep Puri, Mansukh Mandaviya, Bhapendra Yadav, Purushottam Rupala, G Kishan Reddy, Anurag Singh Thakur, Pankaj Choudhary, Anupriya Patel (Apna Dal), Satya Pal Singh Baghel, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Shobha Karandalje, Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma, Darshan Vikram, Meenakshi Lekhi, Anuppurna Devi, A Narayanasamy, Kaushal Kishore, Ajay Bhatt, BL Verma, Ajay Kumar, Devsinh Chauhan, Bhagwanth Khuba, Kapil Patil, Pratima Bhowmik, Subhash Sarkar, Bhagwat Karad, Raj Kumar Ranjan Singh, Bharti Praveen Pawar, Visheshwar Tudu, Shantun Thakur, Munjapara Mahendra Bhai, John Barala, L Murgun , certified authentic.
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