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Suresh Prabhu takes additional charge as new civil aviation minister

This comes after the resignation of incumbent Ashok Gajapati Raju of the Telugu Desam Party after the latter parted ways with the NDA government

ANI  |  New Delhi 

New Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Brabhu takes charge at his office at Rajiv Bhawan in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)
New Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Brabhu takes charge at his office at Rajiv Bhawan in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

on Monday took over the additional charge of the

Earlier, acting on the advice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, directed Prabhu to take up the additional charge.

This comes after the resignation of incumbent Ashok Gajapati Raju of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) after the latter parted ways with the NDA government.

was made the on 3 September 2017, replacing the current Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

He had earlier been the Minister for Power in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government from September 2000 to August 2002.

First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 18:18 IST
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