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Modi cabinet reshuffle: Prakash Javadekar elevated to Cabinet rank

President Pranab Mukherjee administered oath to the 19 new ministers of state as well as a cabinet rank oath to minister Prakash Javadekar
Prakash Javadekar, Union Environment Minister, Modi cabinet reshuffle

Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar has been elevated to Cabinet rank.  He was the first to take oath in the expansion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s council of ministers. 19 new minister has also been sworn in the reshuffle.

President Pranab Mukherjee administered oath to the 19 new ministers of state as well as a cabinet rank oath to minister Prakash Javadekar. The new faces are:

11: 39        Subhash Bhamre, a cancer surgeon and BJP MP from Maharashtra, takes oath.

11: 36        PP Chaudhary, BJP Lok Sabha MP from Rajasthan, takes oath.

11: 34        CR Chaudhary , BJP LS MP from Rajasthan, takes oath.

11: 32        Anupriya Patel, APNA Dal Lok Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh, takes oath.

11: 30        Manshkhbhai Mandavia, BJP Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat, takes oath.

11: 29         Krishna Raj, BJP Lok Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh, takes oath.

11: 27        Ajay Tamta, BJP MP from Uttarakhand, takes oath.

11: 25        Mahendra Nath Pandey , BJP Lok Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh, takes oath.

11: 24        Jasvantsinh Bhabhor, BJP MP from Gujarat, takes oath.

11: 22       Arjun Meghwal, BJP Lok Sabha MP from Rajasthan, takes oath.

11: 21        MJ Akbar, BJP Rajya Sabha MP from Madhya Pradesh, takes oath

11: 19        Parshottam Rupala, BJP MP from Gujarat,  takes oath

11: 17         Anil Madhav Dave, BJP MP from Madhya Pradesh, takes oath.

11: 16        Rajen Gohain takes oath.  He is a politician from Assam who is currently a Member of Parliament from the Lok Sabha.

11: 14        Ramdas Athawale, Republic Party MP from Maharashtra, takes oath.

11:12         Vijay Goel, former Delhi BJP chief and MP from Rajasthan, takes oath.

11: 10         Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi, MP from Karnataka, takes oath.

11: 08        SS Ahluwalia, MP from Darjeeling, five-time lawmaker, takes oath.

11:06         Faggan Singh Kulaste takes oath.
11: 04        Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar takes oath, elevated to cabinet rank.
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