"The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' calling on me, in New Delhi today. #HRD", the official Twitter account of Vice President of India posted along with pictures of the meeting.
Asked about the Ministry being embroiled in controversies during the first term of the Modi government, he said, "No ministry is controversial, a ministry is a ministry."
A former teacher of Saraswati Shishu Mandir, a school affiliated to Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Nishank succeeded Prakash Javadekar who has been allotted the Information and Broadcasting Ministry in addition to the Environment Ministry.
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