Union Government cabinet shake up : 43 leaders sworn in after cabinet reshuffle in Modi 2.0 government
GG News Bureau
New Delhi/Dehradun, 7th July. 43 leaders were sworn in the Union Cabinet expansion that at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday at around 6 PM. In total 12 ministers of which seven cabinet ministers have been removed from the cabinet including several state ministers.
The ministers in the cabinet met PM Narendra Modi at PM House, prior to swearing in ceremony where the Prime minster shared his experience and advised the ministers to focus on work instead with a motto of service before self. He also spoke informally to several minsters including Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sarbananda Sonowal, Narayan Rane, Bhupendra Yadav and Meenakshi Lekhi who have been inducted in cabinet.
The Covid protocol was followed during the swearing in of the ministers and the seating arrangement was done as per the Covid restrictions and no one was permitted without RTPCR test.
The ministers sworn in in the fresh cabinet expansion are Narayan Tatu Rane, former chief minister was the first to be sworn in as Cabinet minister. He has been rewarded eying the Mahrashtra politics that was followed by Sarbananda Sonowal former chief minister from Assam as cabinet minister in the union cabinet, Dr Virendra Kumar Madhya Pradesh who is PHD in child labour, Jyoti Aditya M Scindia former Congress leader who joined BJP and is Rajya Sabha member, Ram Charan Prasad Singh Raya Sabha member from Bihar is former IAS officer and has studied in JNU . He is JDU president and belongs to Kurmi caste. Ashwini Vaishanav former IAS has graduated from IIT Kanpur and is Rajya Sabha member from Odisha. He is a technocrat and has worked in Simens and other multinational companies. Pashu Pati Kumar Paras is big leader from Paswan community from Bihar and has been a minster in Bihar government. He is Lok Sabha MP from Hajipur in Bihar from LJP he is younger brother of the deceased Ramvilas Paswan.
Kiren Rijiju the sports minister in previous cabinet was also home minster state in the previous cabinet. He belongs to Arunachal Pradesh and in MP Lok Sabha. He read out the oath in Hindi, Raj Kumar Singh, Lok Sabha MP was promoted as power minister state independent charge and belongs to Rajput community. Hardeep Singh Puri was civil aviation minister and is Sikh face in BJP. He is Rajya Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh. He is looking after the central vista project. Mansukh Mandaviya shipping minister in previous cabinet is Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat, Bhupendra Yadav, Raya Sabha MP from Rajasthan was lawyer at supreme court. He is close to Amit Shah who depends on his council,
G Parshoottam Rupala is from Kadwa community from Gujrat and is Rajya Sabha MP from Gurat. He is close to PM Narendra Modi. G. Kishan Reddy in MP Lok Sabha from Secundrabad and is big leader from Telangana.
Anurag Singh Thakur Lok Sabha MP from Hamirpur Himanchal Pradesh is a young face has been elevated as cabinet minister and is son of former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal. He was MOS finance.
Pankaj Chaudhary Lok Sabha MP from Maharajganj in Uttar Pradesh was sworn in as the minister of state. Other minister of state sworn in as Minister of state. He is from Kurmi community. Anupriya Singh Patel MP from Apna Dal Uttar Pradesh. She also belongs to Kurmi community, Professor SP Singh Baghel LOK sabha MP from Agra Uttar Pradesh is post graduate in military science. He belongs to Baghel community.
Rajeev Chandrasekha Raya Sabha MP from Karnataka is management graduate from Harvard university and M.tech from American university, Sushri Sobha Karandlaje is from Vocalinga community from Karnataka and is close to Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma Lok Sabha MP from Jalon Uttar Pradesh belongs to backward caste from Bundelkhand.
Darshana Vikram Jardosh is three-time Lok Sabha MP from Surat in Gujrat. She belongs to Kharwa Patel community. Meenakashi Lekhi four time Lok Sabha MP New Delhi, Anapurna Devi is Lok Sabha MP from Kodarma Jharkhand, She was in RJD before this. She has represented Jharkhand and Bihar. A Narayanaswamy Lok Sabha MP from Chitradurga Karnataka was elected as MP in 2019. Kaushal Kishore two-time Lok Sabha MP from Maharajganj Uttar Pradesh. He is close to Amit Shah.
Ajay Bhatt MP from Nainital Uttarakhand. He was elected as MP Lok Sabha in 2019, He is known to have clean image and is grass root BJP worker. He has always been the prominent chief minister contender in Uttarakhand. Rajya Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh B.L.Verma, was sworn in as Minister of state, Ajay Kumar Lok Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh from Khiri constituency, Devusingh Chauhan Lok Sabha MP from Gujrat, He has been engineer in All India Radio, Bhagwanth Khuba Lok Sabha MP from Karnataka, Bidar constituency and is a technocrat.
Kapil Moreshwar Patil Lok Sabha MP from Konkan area in Maharashtra, Pratima Bhoumik Lok Sabha MP from Tripura is a graduate in Bio-Science and is the first time MP from Tripura west. She is of humble background. Dr Subhas Sarkar, a doctor by profession is MP from Bankura in West Bengal is board member of AIIMS Kalyani and is associated with Ramteerth mission. Dr Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad first time Rajya Sabha MP from Maharashtra and runs a multi-specialty hospital. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh Lok Sabha MP from Manipur is graduate in Geography and has worked as director of Manipur university Bharati Pravin Pawar Lok Sabha MP from Maharashtra is of only 42 years and was a doctor before being elected as MP and is degree holder in Hospitality management,
Bishweswar Tudu, Lok Sabha MP from Mayurbhanj Odisha and is an engineer by profession. Shantanu Thakur MP Lok Sabha from West Bengal belongs to Matua community 38 years of age. Dr Munjapawara Mahendrabhai is a cardiologist and MP from Gujarat, John Barla MP from Alipur Dwar from West Bengal , Dr L. Murugan from scheduled caste community is LLM from Tamil Nadu. He is 44 years old and Nisith Pramanik BJP Lok Sabha MP from West Bengal were sworn in as minsiter of state in the union cabinet.
15 cabinet ministers and 26 state ministers were sworn in as the member of the cabinet along with seven women. The team is full of technocrats and Doctors have been inducted in large number in the cabinet. Three minsters from allied parties were also sworn in.
Seven ministers have been promoted as cabinet ministers.
20 Ministers from Backward caste have got place in the cabinet. Doctors have also been included in the cabinet along with Lawyers, technocrats and Bureaucrats and the message from this cabinet is maximum governance minimum government.
According to the political experts this will be the youngest cabinet. 12 Dalit and 27 OBC ministers have been inducted in the cabinet with one eye on the state assembly elections scheduled next year in the states said political experts. The oath ceremony ended with the playing of national Anthem. Ajay Bhatt has got the ministerial birth as minister of State due to his clean image and being a grass root level cadre worker.
D.V. Sadananda Gowda, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Thaawarchand Gehlot, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Prakash Javadekar, Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Babul Supriyo, Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao, Rattan Lal Kataria, Pratap Chandra Sarangi and
Sushri Debasree Chaudhuri have been the ministers who have been removed and have resigned from the cabinet due to nonperformance and other valid reasons.