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Manohar Parrikar out from economic, political and security Cabinet committees

Parrikar Was Member Of Cabinet Committee On Economic Affairs (CCEA), Cabinet Committee On Political Affairs (CCPA) And Cabinet Committee On Security (CCS). All These Committees Are Headed By Modi.

PTI | Updated on: 20 Mar 2017, 10:19:22 PM
Manohar Parrikar out from economic, political and security Cabinet committees (File Photo)

New Delhi:

Three key Cabinet Committees headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi were restructured on Monday after Union minister Manohar Parrikar resigned and took over as chief minister of Goa.

The Cabinet Secretariat on Monday issued updated composition of all committees of Cabinet.

Parrikar was member of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA) and Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS). All these committees are headed by Modi.

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His name has been replaced from all the three panels, as per the new composition, with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who has also been given additional charge of the Defence Ministry.

Jaitley will be part of these committees in both the capacities.There has been no change in other Cabinet Committees.

There are six Cabinet Committees—Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC), Cabinet Committee on Accommodation (CCA) and Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs.

Both the ACC and CCA are headed by the Prime Minister whereas the panel on Parliamentary Affairs is chaired by Home Minister Rajnath Singh. 

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First Published : 20 Mar 2017, 10:15:00 PM

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