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Modi 2.0: Swearing-in today; Amit Shah likely to be FM, Nadda new BJP chief

Among the prominent leaders likely to be made part of the new Modi Cabinet are Nirmala Sitharaman, Piyush Goyal, Nitin Gadkari, Smriti Irani and Rajnath Singh

Amit Shah

Nivedita Mookerji New Delhi
Just a few hours before the new Council of Ministers in the Narendra Modi-led central government takes oath, the latest buzz suggests that Amit Shah could be inducted as the Union finance minister. On Wednesday, outgoing finance minister Arun Jaitley had written to Prime Minister Modi wanting to opt out of the Cabinet, citing serious health issues.
According to people close to the development, outgoing Union health minister JP Nadda could possibly take charge as the BJP president.

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First Published: May 30 2019 | 3:50 PM IST

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