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Here's The Full List Of Ministers In The Second Narendra Modi-led NDA Government Who Are Taking Oath With The Prime Minister

Written By Navashree Nandini | Mumbai | Published:

Narendra Modi has taken the oath-of-office as the Prime Minister of the country for the second time, at the grand swearing-in ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday in which a number of other NDA leaders also took oath as ministers.

Here is the full list of Ministers who are taking oath at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday:

Cabinet Ministers:

 

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

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Here is the list for Ministers of State (Independent Charge):​​​​​​​

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

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Here is the list of Ministers of State:

  1. Faggansingh Kulaste
  2. Ashwini Kumar Choubey
  3. Arjun Ram Meghwal
  4. General (Retd.) V. K. Singh
  5. Krishan Pal
  6. Danve Raosaheb Dadarao
  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. Angadi Suresh 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

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Over 8,000 guests including VVIPs, attended the oath-taking ceremony of PM Modi and his council of Ministers held at the forecourt - the stately path between the main gates and the main building - in the Rashtrapati Bhavan. 

World leaders namely - President of Bangladesh - Md. Abdul Hamid, President of Sri Lanka - Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Kyrgyz Republic - Sooronbay Jeenbekov, President of Myanmar - U Win Myint, Prime Minister of Mauritius - Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Prime Minister of Nepal -  K.P. Sharma Oli, Prime Minister of Bhutan - Dr. Lotay Tshering  and Special Envoy of Thailand - Mr. Grisada Boonrach were present for the oath-taking.

Apart from that, the who's who of the country from sports legends to film personalities attended the ceremony from Rahul Dravid and Saina Nehwal to Rajinikanth and Shah Rukh Khan. Industry leaders such as Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani, and Ratan Tata were also present for the event. Former sprinter P T Usha, cricketers Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble, Javagal Srinath, Harbhajan Singh, badminton ace Saina Nehwal, badminton coach Pulella Gopichand and gymnast Dipa Karmakar are among the sports personalities who attended the ceremony. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will get straight to work after his swearing-in, holding a bilateral meeting with the President of Kyrgyzstan at 10:15 PM. Along with that, on Friday, PM Modi is scheduled to hold bilateral talks with the President of Bangladesh Abdul Hamid, President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Jugnauth, Prime Minister of Nepal KP Sharma Oli and Prime Minister of Bhutan Lotay Tshering. 

Earlier in the day, PM Modi paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajgath, to Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the Sadaiv Atal Samadhi and to martyrs at National War Memorial in New Delhi. Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lamba and Vice Chief of Air Force Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria also accompanied him to pay tribute to the fallen heroes. 

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