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–BJP source: Rajnath, Jaitley, Sushma to be in Modi’s Cabinet

–Finance portfolio “almost certain” for Arun Jaitley

–Gadkari, Paswan, Venkaiah Naidu to be in Modi Cabinet

–Uma Bharti, Munde, Smriti Irani to be in Modi Cabinet

–Najma Heptulla, Sadanand Gowda likely in Modi Cabinet

–Maneka Gandhi, Harsh Vardhan likely in Modi Cabinet

–Kalraj Mishra, Ravi Shankar Prasad likely in Cabinet

–Ananth Kumar, Radhamohan Singh likely to be in Cabinet

–Harsimrat Kaur, Jual Oram likely to be in Modi Cabinet

–NS Tomar, Ashok Gajapathi Raju likely to be in Cabinet

–Anant Geete, Thawar Chand Gehlot likely in Cabinet

–VK Singh, Javadekar likely to be ministers of state

–Piyush Goyal, Sitharaman likely to be minister of state

–Rao Inderjit Singh likely to be minister of state

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New Delhi: Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Venkaiah Naidu, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Arun Jaitley and 39 others are likely to take oath as ministers along with Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi today, according to Bharatiya Janata Party sources. Senior leader Arun Jaitley is “almost certain” to get the finance portfolio, according to a BJP leader.

The list of 44 ministers has been sent to the Rashtrapati Bhawan. Of them, 24 are for Cabinet, 10 as Ministers of State with independent charge, and 11 as junior ministers.

Sushma Swaraj is likely to get the Ministry of External Affairs while the former party President Nitin Gadkari may get railways, and the roads and highways, according to various media reports. Rajnath Singh is the frontrunner for the home ministry while Modi is likely to keep the defence ministry with himself.

 Following is the list of ministers, according to sources:
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CABINET MINISTERS
Narendra Modi
Rajnath Singh
Arun Jaitley
Sushma Swaraj
Nitin Gadkari
Venkaiah Naidu
Sadanand Gowda
Ram Vilas Paswan
Gopinath Munde
Kalraj Mishra
Maneka Gandhi
Ananth Kumar
Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ashok Gadpati Raju
Ananth Geete
Harsimrat Kaur
Narendra Singh Tomar
Jewl Oran
Thavarchand Gehlot
Smriti Irani
Uma Bharti
Najma Heptullah
Radha Mohan Singh
Harsh Vardhan
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MINISTERS OF STATE WITH INDEPENDENT CHARGE
V.K. Singh
Santosh Gangwar
Sripad Naik
Dharmendra Pradhan
Sarbananda Sonowal
Prakash Javadekar
Piyush Goyal
Jitendra Singh
Nirmala Seetharaman
Rao Inderjit

MINISTERS OF STATE
G.M. Siddeshwara
Manoj Sinha
Upendra Kushwaha
Radhakrishnan P
Kiren Rijiju
Krishan Pal Gurjar
Sanjeev Kumar Balyan
Mansukhbhai Vasava
Rao Sahab Dhanwe
Vishnudev Sai
Sudarshan Bhagat

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