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Cabinet reshuffle: 19 new faces in Modi govt

  • Cabinet reshuffle, Narendra Modi, SS Ahluwalia, Ramdas Athawale
    SS Ahluwalia, 65, Lok Sabha MP from Darjeeling

    SS Ahluwalia, who had started his public life as a student leader in West Bengal joined BJP in 2000. His fortunes looked up in 2014 when he was given the party ticket to contest from Darjeeling.

  • Cabinet reshuffle, Narendra Modi, SS Ahluwalia, Ramdas Athawale
    Ramesh Chandappa Jigjinagi, 64, Lok Sabha MP from Bijapur (Karnataka)

    Jigjinagi, a Dalit, was the junior minister for home in Ramakrishna Hegde-led Janata Party government in Karnataka in 1983.

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    Parshottam Rupala, 61, Rajya Sabha (Gujarat)

    Rupala was a cabinet minister for agriculture when Modi was the CM of Gujarat.

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    Ramdas Athawale, 56, Rajya Sabha (Maharashtra)

    Athawale is a well known Dalit leader of Maharashtra and has been a minister in the Congress-led governments in his state.

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    MJ Akbar, 65, Rajya Sabha (Madhya Pradesh)

    MJ Akbar, a well-known name in journalism, joined BJP before the 2014 elections as the party’s spokesperson.

  • Cabinet reshuffle, Narendra Modi, SS Ahluwalia, Ramdas Athawale
    Arjun Ram Meghwal, 65, Lok Sabha MP from Bikaner (Rajasthan)

    Meghwal, currently the BJP chief whip in the Lok Sabha, is a retired Indian Administrative Service officer of the Rajasthan cadre and a second term MP.

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    Anil Madhav Dave, 59, Rajya Sabha, Madhya Pradesh

    Dave, an environmentalist has been a Rajya Sabha MP since 2009.

  • Cabinet reshuffle, Narendra Modi, SS Ahluwalia, Ramdas Athawale
    Vijay Goel, 62, Rajya Sabha (Rajasthan)

    Goel is a fourth term MP and was a minister in the Atal Behari Vajpayee PMO.

  • Cabinet reshuffle, Narendra Modi, SS Ahluwalia, Ramdas Athawale
    Rajen Gohain, 65, Lok Sabha Nawgong (Assam)

    Gohain is a fourth term MP and had joined BJP in 1991.

  • Cabinet reshuffle, Narendra Modi, SS Ahluwalia, Ramdas Athawale
    Mahendra Nath Pandey, 58, Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh)

    Pandey is a two-term BJP MLA and a first term MP.

  • Cabinet reshuffle, Narendra Modi, SS Ahluwalia, Ramdas Athawale
    CR Chaudhary, 68, Lok Sabha MP from Nagaur (Rajasthan)

    Chaudhary, a first time MP, has been inducted for his expertise in the field of rural development

  • Cabinet reshuffle, Narendra Modi, SS Ahluwalia, Ramdas Athawale
    PP Chaudhary, 63, LS MP from Pali (Rajasthan)

    Chaudhary, a first time MP, is a senior Supreme Court advocate.

  • Cabinet reshuffle, Narendra Modi, SS Ahluwalia, Ramdas Athawale
    Subhash Ramrao Bhamre, 62, LS MP from Dhule (Maharashtra)

    Bhamre is an oncologist and a surgeon.

  • Cabinet reshuffle, Narendra Modi, SS Ahluwalia, Ramdas Athawale
    Jaswant Sinh Bhabhor, 49, LS MP from Dahod (Gujarat)

    Bhabor is a tribal. He is a five term legislator and this is his first term as an MP.

  • Cabinet reshuffle, Narendra Modi, SS Ahluwalia, Ramdas Athawale
    Mansukh Mandaviya, 44, Rajya Sabha (Gujarat)

    Mandaviya is from the Patel community.

  • Cabinet reshuffle, Narendra Modi, SS Ahluwalia, Ramdas Athawale
    Faggan Singh Kulaste, 57, LS MP fro Mandla (Madhya Pradesh)

    Kulaste is a tribal. He is a one term Madhya Pradesh MLA. This is fifth term as a Lok Sabha MP.

  • Cabinet reshuffle, Narendra Modi, SS Ahluwalia, Ramdas Athawale
    Ajay Tamta, 43, LS MP from Almora (Uttarakhand)

    Tamta is a dalit and a two term Uttarakhand legislator.

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    Anupriya Singh Patel, 35, LS MP from Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh)

    Anupriya is the daughter of Kurmi leader late Sone Lal Patel. She was an MLA from the Rohaniya constituency in the 2012 elections.

  • Cabinet reshuffle, Narendra Modi, SS Ahluwalia, Ramdas Athawale
    Krishna Raj, 49, LS MP from Shahjahanpur (UP)

    Raj has been a two term MLA in UP.

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