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From Jaishankar to Javadekar, these ministers of PM Modi’s cabinet take charge today

BJP President Amit Shah was on Friday named the new Home Minister succeeding Rajnath Singh who was shifted to Defence in place of Nirmala Sitharaman who will be the country's first full-time woman Finance Minister while former foreign secretary S Jaishankar, a surprise pick, got the External Affairs portfolio. The portfolios were allocated that reflected a rejig of the top four Ministries--Home, Defence, Finance and External Affairs--for a new look Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) while other portfolios largely remained with those who held them in the outgoing government. Soon after the announce of the names, the ministers took charge of their respective ministries.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 31 May 2019, 08:51:33 PM
From Jaishankar to Javadekar, these ministers of PM Modi’s cabinet take charge today

From Jaishankar to Javadekar, these ministers of PM Modi’s cabinet take charge today

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BJP President Amit Shah was on Friday named the new Home Minister succeeding Rajnath Singh who was shifted to Defence in place of Nirmala Sitharaman who will be the country's first full-time woman Finance Minister while former foreign secretary S Jaishankar, a surprise pick, got the External Affairs portfolio. The portfolios were allocated that reflected a rejig of the top four Ministries--Home, Defence, Finance and External Affairs--for a new look Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) while other portfolios largely remained with those who held them in the outgoing government. Soon after the announce of the names, the ministers took charge of their respective ministries.
From Jaishankar to Javadekar, these ministers of PM Modi’s Cabinet take charge today

From Jaishankar to Javadekar, these ministers of PM Modi’s Cabinet take charge today

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Subrahmanyam Jaishankar arrives at MEA to take charge as Minister of External Affairs, at South Block in New Delhi, Friday, May 31, 2019.
From Jaishankar to Javadekar, these ministers of PM Modi’s Cabinet take charge today

From Jaishankar to Javadekar, these ministers of PM Modi’s Cabinet take charge today

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Prakash Javadekar takes charge as Information and Broadcasting Minister.
From Jaishankar to Javadekar, these ministers of PM Modi’s Cabinet take charge today

From Jaishankar to Javadekar, these ministers of PM Modi’s Cabinet take charge today

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Nirmala Sitharaman taking charge as the Union Minister for Finance, in New Delhi.
From Jaishankar to Javadekar, these ministers of PM Modi’s Cabinet take charge today

From Jaishankar to Javadekar, these ministers of PM Modi’s Cabinet take charge today

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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi taking charge as the Union Minister for Minority Affairs, in New Delhi.
From Jaishankar to Javadekar, these ministers of PM Modi’s Cabinet take charge today

From Jaishankar to Javadekar, these ministers of PM Modi’s Cabinet take charge today

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Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan being greeted by the Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Dr. M.M. Kutty, in New Delhi.
From Jaishankar to Javadekar, these ministers of PM Modi’s Cabinet take charge today

From Jaishankar to Javadekar, these ministers of PM Modi’s Cabinet take charge today

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Jitendra Singh taking charge as the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, in New Delhi.