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Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley, Uma Bharti and Rajnath Singh sworn into the new cabinet

Monday, 26 May 2014 - 6:50pm IST | Agency: dna webdesk
Also a 45-member cabinet takes oath and joins him. Below is the complete list:
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Narendra Modi took oath as the 15th Prime Minister of India at Rashtrapathi Bhavan amidst SAARC leaders. His 45-membered cabinet members were all sworn in at the ceremony. Below are the updates: 

Following are the ministers who were sworn in: 

*Raosaheb Dhanve sworn in as Minister of State

*Mansukhbhai Dhanjibhai Vasava sworn in as Minister of State

*Sanjeev Kumar Baliyan sworn in as Minister of State

*Krishan Pal sworn in as Minister of State

*Kiren Rijiju sworn in as Minister of State

*Upendra Kushwaha sworn in as Minister of State

*Pon Radhakrishnan sworn in as Minister of State

*Nihal Chand sworn in as Minister of State

*GM Siddeshwara sworn in as MoS (Independent Charge)

*Manoj Sinha sworn in as Minister of State.

*Nirmala Sitharaman sworn in as MoS (Independent Charge)

*Jitendra Singh sworn in as MoS (Independent Charge)

*Narendra Modi sworn in as 15th Prime Minister of India. 

*Piyush Goyal sworn in as MoS (Independent Charge)

*Prakash Javdekar sworn in as MoS (Independent Charge)

Read: MEA releases departure schedule list of SAARC leaders

*Sarbananda Sonowal sworn in as MoS (Independent Charge)

*Dharmendra Pradhan sworn in as MoS (Independent Charge)

*Harsh Vardhan is set to take charge of Health ministry after taking oath 

*Shripad Naik takes oath as Minister

*Harsimrat Kaur Badal takes oath as Minister

*Najma Heptullah takes oath as Minister

*Ramvilas Paswan takes oath as Minister

*Narendra Modi takes oath as Prime Minister

Read: Nitin Gadkari- An able administrator sworn in as the Transport Minister

Modi swearing-in: Sonia Gandhi speaks to LK Advani.

*Uma Bharti takes oath as minister

*Sadanand Gowda takes oath as Minister

Read: Here's what youth from SAARC countries think of Narendra Modi's invitation to their leaders for his swearing in

*Smriti Irani is a front runner for the HRD ministry: Here's what you need to know about her journey from reel to real

*Nitin Gadkari takes oath as the minister

*Arun Jaitley takes oath as minister

*Sushma Swaraj takes oath as the minister

Read: Sushma Swaraj- a seasoned politician who could not be overlooked

Also read: Indian-Americans celebrate Narendra Modi's elevation as Prime Minister

Tweet updates: 

Latest updates:

*Maneka Gandhi: Woman and child welfare

*Rao Inderjeet Singh – MoS (ind) Statistic & planning, MoS Finance

*Najma Heptullah – Minority affair

*Nitin Gadkari-Transport ministry

*Rajnath Singh: Home Ministry

*Nitin Gadkari: Mega unified Transport ministry-surface transport, navy, air etc

*Sushma Swaraj: Foreign Affairs Ministry 

*Maneka Gandhi-Woman and child welfare ministry

*V.K Singh: MoS Independent charge of North-East, assistant Mos in Foreign ministry to Sushma Swaraj

*Smriti Irani: HRD Ministry

*Prakash Jadvekar: Information and Broadcasting ministry, Enviornment Ministry

*Piyush Goyal could take charge as MoS (Independent Charge) of Power Ministry, Coal ministry  (merger)

*Radha Mohan Singh could take charge as the next Agriculture Minister

*Dharmendra Pradhan: Independent charge for Oil ministry

*Prakash Javadekar could take charge as MoS (Independent Charge) of I&B Ministry

*Nirmala Sitharaman could take charge as MoS (Independent Charge) of Commerce Ministry

Watch the LIVE coverage here: 

Narendra Modi is set to be sworn in as India's 15th prime minister at the Rashtrapati Bhavan forecourt this evening.

An unprecedented 4,000 guests, including heads of the government of eight countries (of which seven are from SAARC), all 777 MPs of both Houses, the outgoing PM and his council of ministers, all governors, CMs, ambassadors and other constitutional authorities like the chief justice of India will attend the event.

Get LIVE updates here: Sharad Pawar, Uddhav Thackeray, Ambanis among others arrive for Narendra Modi's swearing in ceremony

Here's what Narendra Modi tweeted: 

*Arun Jaitley: DOL charge of defence, Finance ministry

*Ravi Shankar Prasad: Telecom and law ministry

*'No two nations have so much cultural and traditional similarities': Nawaz Sharif

*'Why not turn the similarities into our strength?': Nawaz Sharif to NDTV

*BJP's Ravi Shankar Prasad to get Law and Telecom ministry. 

Here are some international delegates setting their foor on Indian territory for the ceremony: 

Here are some tweets from CNN-IBN: 

*India's Ex-President Pratibha Patil arrives at the venue.

Narendra Modi is expected to have a 45-member Council of Ministers who will take oath along with him on this evening.

24 cabinet ministers, 11 ministers of state and 10 independent charges will be sworn in today. Those likely to be sworn in as Cabinet ministers include Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Nitin Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj, Venkaiah Naidu, Sadanand Gowda, Uma Bharati, Najma Heptulla, Gopinath Munde, Kalraj Mishra, Maneka Gandhi, Anant Kumar, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Smriti Irani, Harsh Vardhan and Thavarchand Gehlot. Read more 

Arun Jaitley may get additional charge of defence, NDTV reports. *The move to merge Finance and Corporate Affairs is good one. Arun Jaitley is suited for it: Adi Godrej

* Smriti Irani pegged to be HRD Minister

ALSO READ: No party for old men: BJP veterans LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi absent from Narendra Modi's cabinet

Here's a list of Cabinet probables:
*Rajnath Singh

*Arun Jaitley

*Nitin Gadkari

*Sadananda Gowda

*Sushma Swaraj

*M Venkaiah Naidu

*Uma Bharti

*Najma Heptullah

*Gopinath Munde

*Ram Vilas Paswan

*Kalraj Mishra

*Maneka Gandhi

*Harsimrat Kaur Badal

*Gajpati Raju

*Anant Geete

*Maneka Gandhi

*Ananth Kumar

*Ravi Shankar Prasad

*Ashok Gajapathi Raju

*Narendra Singh Tomar

*Jual Oram

*Thwar Chand Gehlot

*Smriti Irani

*Radha Mohan Singh

*Harsh Vardhan

ANI sources have listed MoS (Independent Charge) VK Singh, 

*Rao Inderjit Singh

*Santosh Kumar Gangwar

*Shripad Naik

*Dharmendra Pradhan

*Sarbananda Sonowal

*Prakash Javadekar

*Piyush Goel

*Dr.Jitendra Singh

*Nirmala Sitharaman

*GM Siddeshwara, 

*Manoj Sinha, 

*Upendra Kushwaha, 

*Pon Radhakrishnan

*Kiren Rijiju,

*Krishan Pal Gujjar,

*Sanjeev Baliyan,

*Mansukhbhai Dhanjibhai Vasava

*Raosaheb Dadarao Patil Danve,

*Vishnu Dev Sahai

*Sudarshan Bhagat

ALSO READ: Meet Narendra Modi's Principal Secretary - Nripendra Misra

NDTV reports suggest, Smriti Irani, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Dr Harsh Vardhan from Delhi, are among others tipped to be Cabinet ministers.  It further says, Venkaiah Naidu is expected to be in the Union Cabinet as are Sadananda Gowda and Ananth Kumar from Karnataka, Uma Bharti and Maneka Gandhi, Najma Heptulla, Maharashtra leader Gopinath Munde, UP leader Kalraj Mishra, Jual Oram from Odisha, Narendra Singh Tomar, Radha Mohan Singh and Thawar Chand Gehlot.

 According to Rediff.com, BJP leadeSushma Swaraj head the Ministry of External Affairs, while Arun Jaitley is all set to take over the Finance portfolio. It also confirmed that Modi's close aide, Rajnath Singh, will be next Minister of Home Affairs, and Ravi Shankar Prasad will take responsibility of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Nripendra Mishra, it informed will be the Principal Secretary in Prime Minister's Office. 

No representation fm Apna Dal. Anupriya Patel, who met Rajnath singh, was told that they cannot be accomodate now.

All probable ministers met for tea with Narendra Modi, informs Chirag Paswan. "Our national president Ramvilas Paswan was also present," he added.

There are seven leaders from Maharashtra to have gotten a cabinet position, informs Gopinath Munde. "6 from the BJP and 1 from Shiv Sena," he said.

Further Shiv Sena's Anant Geete, confirmed to ANI, "Yes I am the sole minister from Shiv Sena in the cabinet. More will be inducted after cabinet expansion in a month."

Narendra Modi is set to be sworn in as India's 15th prime minister at the Rashtrapati Bhavan forecourt this evening. To follow LIVE updates, click here

Modi and his 44 ministers: 

India's Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi is expected to have a 45-member council of ministers who will take oath along with him on Monday evening. The council of ministers is expected to have 23 Cabinet ministers, 10 ministers of state with independent charge and 11 ministers of state, according to sources.

Smriti Irani is pegged to get HRD Ministry while Modi's close confidante Arun Jaitley is set to get defence ministry. 

Those likely to be sworn in as Cabinet ministers include Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Nitin Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj, Venkaiah Naidu, Sadanand Gowda, Uma Bharati, Najma Heptulla, Gopinath Munde, Kalraj Mishra, Maneka Gandhi, Anant Kumar, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Smriti Irani, Harsh Vardhan and Thavarchand Gehlot.

Other Cabinet ministers are Ram Vilas Paswan (of the Lok Janashakti Party), Ashok Gajpati Raju (Telugu Desam Party), Anant Geete (Shiv Sena), Harsimrat Kaur (Akali Dal), Narendra Singh Tomar, Jual Oram and Radhamohan Singh.

The MoS with independent charge include Rao Inderjit Singh, Gen (retd) V K Singh, Santosh Gangwar, Sripad Naik, Dharmendra Pradhan, Sarvanand Sonwal, Prakash Javadekar, Piyush Goel, Jitendra Singh and Nirmala Sitharaman.

The MoS are G M Sidheswara, Manoj Sinha, Upendra Kushwaha, P Radhakrishan, Kiran Rijiju, Krishna Pal Gujjar, Sanjay Kumar Balyan, Mansukhbhai Vasava, Rao Saab Danve, Vishnu Dev Sai and Sudarshan Bhagat.




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