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Cabinet Reshuffle, 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi's new team of cabinet ministers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today carried out a major expansion of his Council of Ministers, inducting 19 new faces, including several dalit and OBC leaders as well as from poll-bound states like UP. Prakash Javadekar, who held the independent charge of environment, was the lone minister promoted to the cabinet rank while all new inductees took oath as ministers of state.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 05 July 2016, 01:59:35 PM
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today carried out a major Cabinet reshuffle, inducting 19 new faces, including several dalit and OBC leaders as well as from poll-bound states like UP. Prakash Javadekar, who held the independent charge of environment, was the lone minister promoted to the cabinet rank while all new inductees took oath as ministers of state. Here is the list of Cabinet reshuffle ministers:
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Cabinet Reshuffle: Subhash Bhamre is BJP's Lok Sabha member from Maharashtra's Dhule constituency. A famous cancer surgeon, the 62-year-old is the member of Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare.
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Cabinet Reshuffle: PP Chaudhary is the BJP's Lok Sabha member from Pali, Rajasthan. He is the head of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Offices of Profit. In 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the 62-year-old had won Pali constituency with nearly 4 lakh margin.
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Cabinet Reshuffle: CR Chaudhary is BJP's Lok Sabha member from Rajasthan's Nagpur constituency. In 2014 general elections, the 68-year-old had defeated Congress' Jyoti Mirdha.
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Cabinet Reshuffle: Anupriya Patel is the leader of BJP's ally Apna Dal in Uttar Pradesh and a Lok Sabha member from Mirzapur constituency. The 35-year-old is the daughter of Apna Dal founder Sone Lal Patel.
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Cabinet Reshuffle: Mansukh L Mandaviya is the BJP's Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat. The 44-year-old is known for opting eco-friendly ways as he goes to Parliament on cycle instead of using private cars.
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Krishna Raj is the BJP Lok Sabha member from Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur. The 49-year-old was elected to UP assembly in 1996 and 2007.
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Ajay Tamta is the BJP Lok Sabha member from Uttarakhand's Almora constituency. The 43-year-old was also a member of Uttarakhand Assembly in 2012.
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Mahendra Nath Pandey is the BJP's Lok Sabha member from Chandauli constituency in Uttar Pradesh. The 58-year-old is also a member of Standing Committee on Rural Development.
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Jaswantsinh Bhabhor, 49, is the BJP Lok Sabha member from Gujarat's Dahod constituency.
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Arjun Ram Meghwal is the member of Lok Sabha from Rajasthan's Bikaner and is BJP's Chief Whip in the house. The 42-year-old was the first MP to use a cycle to get to work.
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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BJP spokesperson and a journalist, MJ Akbar is the Rajya Sabha member from Madhya Pradesh. The 65-year-old was associated with Congress earlier.
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Parshottam Rupala, 61, is the BJP MP from Gujarat and is one of the vice presidents of BJP.
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Anil Madhav Dave is the BJP Rajya Sabha member from Madhya Pradesh. The 59-year-old environmentalist has actively campaigned for cleaning and saving Narmada river.
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Rajen Gohain is BJP Lok Sabha member from Assam's Nowgong constituency since 1999.
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Ramdas Athawale, a Dalit leader, is the Member of Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra and belongs to BJP's ally Republican Party of India.
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Former Minister of State in Vajpayee's ministry, Vijay Goel represents BJP in Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan. The 62-year-old is the President of BJP's Delhi unit.
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi is the member of Lok Sabha from Karnataka's Bijapur since 1998.
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Former Minister of State in PV Narasimha Rao's ministry, SS Ahluwalia is BJP's Lok Sabha member from Darjeeling, West Bengal. The 65-year-old was the Deputy leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha between 2010-2012.
Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

Cabinet Reshuffle: 19 new faces in PM Narendra Modi’s team

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Cabinet Reshuffle: Faggan Singh Kulaste is the Lok Sabha member from Madhya Pradesh's Mandala. The 57-year-ol was the Minister of State during Vajpayee's tenure.