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

Written By Navashree Nandini | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Narendra Modi has taken the oath-of-office as the Prime Minister of the country for the second time
  • Here's the list of all Ministers of State in the second Narendra Modi-led NDA government who are taking oath with the Prime Minister

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 list of Ministers of State:

  1. Shri Faggansingh Kulaste

  2. Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey

  3. Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal

  4. General (Retd.) V. K. Singh

  5. Shri Krishan Pal

  6. Shri Danve Raosaheb Dadarao

  7. Shri G. Kishan Reddy

  8. Shri Parshottam Rupala

  9. Shri Ramdas Athawale

  10. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti

  11. Shri Babul Supriyo

  12. Shri Sanjeev Kumar Balyan

  13. Shri Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao

  14. Shri Anurag Singh Thakur

  15. Shri Angadi Suresh Channabasappa

  16. Shri Nityanand Rai

  17. Shri. Rattan Lal Kataria

  18. Shri V. Muraleedharan

  19. Smt. Renuka Singh Saruta

  20. Shri Som Parkash

  21. Shri Rameswar Teli

  22. Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi

  23. Shri Kailash Choudhary

  24. Smt. 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.

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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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