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    Cabinet Ministers
    1. Shri Narendra Modi
    2. Shri Raj Nath Singh
    3. Shri Amit Shah
    4. Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari
    5. Shri D. V. Sadananda Gowda
    6. Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman
    7. Shri Ramvilas Paswan
    8. Shri Narendra Singh Tomar
    9. Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad
    10. Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal
    11. Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot
    12. Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
    13. Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’
    14. Shri Arjun Munda
    15. Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani
    16. Dr. Harsh Vardhan
    17. Shri Prakash Javadekar
    18. Shri Piyush Goyal
    19. Shri Dharmendra Pradhan
    20. Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
    21. Shri Pralhad Joshi
    22. Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey
    23. Shri Arvind Ganpat Sawant
    24. Shri Giriraj Singh
    25. Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

    Ministers of State (Independent Charge)
    1. Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar
    2. Rao Inderjit Singh
    3. Shri Shripad Yesso Naik
    4. Dr. Jitendra Singh
    5. Shri Kiren Rijiju
    6. Shri Prahalad Singh Patel
    7. Shri Raj Kumar Singh
    8. Shri Hardeep Singh Puri
    9. Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya

    Ministers of State
    1. Shri Faggansingh Kulaste
    2. Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey
    3. Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal
    4. General (Retd.) V. K. Singh
    5. Shri Krishan Pal
    6. Shri Danve Raosaheb Dadarao
    7. Shri G. Kishan Reddy
    8. Shri Parshottam Rupala
    9. Shri Ramdas Athawale
    10. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti
    11. Shri Babul Supriyo
    12. Shri Sanjeev Kumar Balyan
    13. Shri Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao
    14. Shri Anurag Singh Thakur
    15. Shri Angadi Suresh Channabasappa
    16. Shri Nityanand Rai
    17. Shri. Rattan Lal Kataria
    18. Shri V. Muraleedharan
    19. Smt. Renuka Singh Saruta
    20. Shri Som Parkash
    21. Shri Rameswar Teli
    22. Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi
    23. Shri Kailash Choudhary
    24. Smt. Debasree Chaudhuri

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    Swearing-in Ceremony LIVE: Som Parkash, Rameswar Teli, Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Kailash Choudhary and Debasree Chaudhuri take oath as MoS (Independent Charge).

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    Swearing-in Ceremony LIVE: Suresh Angadi, Ratan Lal Kataria, V Muralidharan, Renuka Singh Saruta take oath as Minister of State of Team Modi 2.0.

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  • 8:37 PM IST
    Swearing-in Ceremony LIVE: Babul Supriyo, Sanjeev Balyan take oath as MoS. Supriyo has defeated TMC’s Moon Moon Sen from West Bengal’s Asansol with 1.97 lakh votes. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan had won Lok Sabha elections from Muzaffarnagar Lok Sabha constituency of Uttar Pradesh.
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    Swearing-in Ceremony LIVE: Parshottam Rupala, Ramdas Athawale, Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti take oath as MoS.

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    Swearing-in Ceremony LIVE: Krishan Pal Gurjar, Raosaheb Danve, G Kishan Reddy get birth in Union Cabinet again. Gurjar had served as Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment. Danve is currently the President of Bhartiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Maharashtra Unit. Reddy is BJP MP from Secunderabad constituency.


  • 8:21 PM IST

    Swearing-in Ceremony LIVE: Arjun Ram Meghwal, General Retired VK Singh take oath as MoS. While 65-year-old Meghwal was the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Water Resource, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, VK Singh had served as MoS for External Affairs during first term of Modi government.

  • 8:18 PM IST

    Swearing-in Ceremony LIVE: Ashwini Kumar Choubey takes oath as Minister of State (Independent Charge). He had won Buxar Lok Sabha seat in Bihar.

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office and secrecy to Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi and his Council of Ministers at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Thursday.

The oath-taking ceremony was graced by over 5600 guests, including leaders of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) member states, sports legends, Bollywood celebrities and Business honchos. Besides, families of Pulwama attack martyrs and BJP workers who were killed in West Bengal in poll-related violence  also mark their attendance at the mega event.

Several BJP leaders had earlier confirmed that they received calls from BJP chief Amit Shah and Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) urging them to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his official residence – 7, Lok Kalyan Marg and be ‘present’ during the oath-taking ceremony.

Smriti Irani, Rajnath Singh, Nirmala Sitharaman, Anurag Thakur, Nitin Gadkari Prakash Javadekar, Santosh Gangwar, Niranjan Jyoti, Arjun Ram Meghwal, and Ramesh Pokhariya Nishank are among several other leaders who received the call.

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Though, the saffron party refrained from making any official comment about the likely members of the government, Gujarat BJP Chief Jitu Vaghani hinted at Shah becoming part of Modi sarkar. “Had a courtesy meeting with our mentor Amit Shah and gave my best wishes to him on his inclusion as a strong member of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s council of ministers”, Vaghani tweeted. Apart from Shah, former foreign secretary, S Jaishankar is also expected to be part of new governemnt.

Ahead of government formation, Modi and Shah have held several rounds of discussions in the last 48 hours. In the morning, before sending the final list to the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Modi held a final round of consultations with the BJP president to give shape to his council of ministers.