After the cabinet reshuffle, the state unit is also likely to undergo a rejig, and ahead of that state party chief Govind Singh Dotasra will meet the party in-charge on Tuesday in Delhi. The aim of the meeting is to accommodate all factions within the party.
Razia Sultana has been allotted the portfolios of Water Supply & Sanitation, Social Security, Women & Child Development and Printing & Stationery.
'By encouraging people to eat more beef, the perception that BJP will impose a ban on cow slaughter will be dispelled,' said BJP minister Sanbor Shullai
The prime minister will also chair a meeting of the Council of Ministers at 4 pm through video conferencing.
Of all the ministers analysed, 33 (42 per cent) have declared criminal cases against themselves, said the Association for Democratic Reforms report citing their poll affidavits.
The twin moves of Murugan as Union Minister and Annamalai as state president proved that the BJP is finally getting its caste equation right in Tamil Nadu after having been dubbed as a party for the upper castes, especially Brahmins.
Scindia has taken over the charge of the ministry at a time when the civil aviation sector is facing strong headwinds due to the coronavirus pandemic which has impacted overall demand
PM Modi stressed India's fight against the pandemic is underway with full vigour with the vaccination programme going on steadily and testing numbers also consistently high.
The new entrants are Shobha Karandlaje, A Narayanaswamy, Bhagwanth Khuba, and Rajya Sabha member Rajeev Chandrasekhar
IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said whosoever lives and works in India will have to abide by the rules of the country.
RK Singh was rewarded for steering reforms in the power sector in the Modi government to make India a power surplus nation.
Bhupender Yadav has succeeded senior BJP leader and eight-time member of Lok Sabha Santosh Kumar Gangwar who was holding charge of the ministry as Minister of State (Independent Charge).
Mandaviya, a BJP leader from Gujarat's Saurashtra region, replaced Dr Harsh Vardhan, who was dropped from the Council of Ministers on Wednesday.
Narayan Rane said the ministry will work in the direction of creating more jobs and promoting GDP growth.
Fifteen cabinet ministers and 28 ministers of state, including new faces and those elevated, were sworn in at a ceremony held in the Darbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Yadav was considered a trusted general secretary of Shah, when he was the party president, and has been in charge of the BJP's affair in Bihar and Gujarat, the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shah.
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