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Modi Cabinet Reshuffle LIVE: Union Home Minister Amit Shah is now the new head of the newly formed Ministry of Cooperation. Stay tuned for LIVE updates
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Last Updated at July 8, 2021 19:00 IST
PM Modi 2.0 Cabinet reshuffle 2021: In the biggest revamp of the Union Cabinet during the second term of the Narendra Modi government, as many as 43 members, including old and new ministers, were sworn in on Wednesday. Senior BJP leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah is now the new head of the newly formed Ministry of Cooperation. Meanwhile, Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister-in-charge of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Chemicals and Fertilizers, has been given the additional charge of the crucial health ministry as part of the cabinet reshuffle. The ministry was headed by Dr Harshvardhan earlier, who resigned earlier today.
Among big names, Jyotiraditya Scindia was made the Union civil aviation minister. Pashupati Kumar Paras, Bhupender Yadav, Anupriya Patel, Shobha Karandlaje, Meenakshi Lekhi, Ajay Bhatt and Anurag Thakur also took oath of office and secrecy.
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