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Modi 3.0 Portfolios: Kumaraswamy Gets Heavy Industries, JD-U’s Lallan Singh Bags Panchayati Raj. Check Full List Of What BJP Allies Got – News18

Modi 3.0 Portfolios: Kumaraswamy Gets Heavy Industries, JD-U’s Lallan Singh Bags Panchayati Raj. Check Full List Of What BJP Allies Got – News18


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs the first meeting of his new Cabinet, attended by the newly-inducted ministers, at the prime minister’s 7, Lok Kalyan Marg residence in New Delhi, on June 10. (PTI photo)

Out of the 72 ministers in the Council of Ministers, leaders of the NDA allies were assigned 11 berths

A day after Narendra Modi took oath for a third consecutive term as the Prime Minister of India in a grand ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the newly formed NDA government held its first Union Cabinet meeting at the Prime Ministerโ€™s residence. Alongside Modi, 72 ministers, including 11 from NDA allies, also took their oath of office.

Out of the 72 ministers in the Council of Ministers, leaders of the NDA allies were assigned 11 berths. Six of these allies were given cabinet seats, while five were given minister of state positions.

Allies such as, former Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy from the Janata Dal (Secular) will head the Ministries of Steel and Heavy Industries, while Telugu Desam Partyโ€™s Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu will be the new Civil Aviation minister, a post previously held by Jyotiraditya Scindia.

Here is the complete list of NDA allies and their portfolios in the Council of Ministers:

  1. Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu (Telugu Desam Party): Minister of Civil Aviation
  2. HD Kumaraswamy (Janata Dal โ€“ Secular): Ministries of Steel and Heavy Industries
  3. Chirag Paswan (Lok Janshakti Party โ€“ Ram Vilas): Minister of Food Processing Industries
  4. Jitan Ram Manjhi (Hindustani Awam Morcha): Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
  5. Ram Nath Thakur (Janata Dal โ€“ United): Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
  6. Rajiv Ranjan alias Lalan Singh (Janata Dal โ€“ United): Minister of Panchayati Raj; and Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying
  7. Dr. Chandra Sekhar Pemmasani (Telugu Desam Party): Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications
  8. Pratap Rao Jadhav (Shiv Sena): Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Ayush; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
  9. Ram Das Athawale (Republican Party of India): Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
  10. Jayant Chaudhary (Rashtriya Lok Dal): Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Education



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