Updated on: Monday, June 03, 2019, 07:46 PM IST

List of Cabinet Ministers after Narendra Modi’s swearing-in Ceremony


New Delhi: The second government headed by Narendra Modi will have 24 Cabinet Ministers besides the Prime Minister, 9 Ministers of State with Independent Charge and 24 Ministers of State.

President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office and secrecy at a grand function which was attended by Heads and representatives from BIMSTEC countries, besides Prime Minister of Mauritius and President of Kyrgyzstan. Overseas friends of the party from 15 countries including the US, Australia, Germany, and the UK, were also invited.

Following is the list of Council of Ministers:

  1. Prime Minister – Narendra Modi

      Cabinet Ministers:

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

Ministers of State (Independent Charge) :

  1.      Santosh Kumar Gangwar
  2.      Rao Inderjit Singh
  3.      Shripad Yesso Naik
  4.      Dr Jitendra Singh
  5.      KirenRijiju
  6.      Prahalad Singh Patel
  7.      Raj Kumar Singh
  8.      Hardeep Singh Puri
  9.      Mansukh L Mandaviya

Ministers of State:

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

Capping a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, Narendra Modi, along with his Councils of Minister on Thursday took oath as the 15th Prime Minister of India in the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Riding high on the planks of muscular nationalism and anti-Congress, BJP, which had won 282 seats in 2014, improved its tally by notching up 303 seats. Along with its NDA allies, the number swelled to 353 in the 543-member Lower House of the Parliament.

Narendra Modi’s oath taking ceremony:

Over 8,000 guests attended the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Rashtrapati Bhavan today. Apart from the leaders of BIMSTEC countries, including Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Nepal and Bhutan, heads of the states from Kyrgyzstan and Mauritius graced the ceremony touted as the biggest ever event that to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Modi’s swearing-in ceremony in 2014 was attended by around 5,000 people. This time too, the swearing-in ceremony took place at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan at 7 PM. After that, the guests will be treated with high tea and snacks including samosas, paneer items and sweets. President Ram Nath Kovind will also host a dinner — with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options — for the foreign leaders. The dinner will also be attended by Prime Minister Modi and other top leaders of the country. The leaders from the opposition parties, chief ministers of different states, ambassadors, diplomats and celebrities from Bollywood will also attend the event.

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Published on: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 10:05 PM IST