In a major Cabinet reshuffle, 9 new ministers inducted into Prime minister's council of ministers.As six ministers resign voluntarily and two posts were vacant after the exit of Manohar Parrikar and Venkaiah Naidu and the death of Anil Madhav Dave.
The nine ministers inducted into the council of ministers are: Shiv Pratap Shukla (Rajya Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh), Ashwini Kumar Choubey (Lok Sabha MP from Buxar, Bihar), Virendra Kumar (Lok Sabha MP from Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh), Anant Kumar Dattatreya Hegde (Lok Sabha MP from Uttara Kannada), R K Singh (Lok Sabha MP from Arrah, Bihar), Hardeep Singh Puri (ex-diplomat), Gajendra Singh Shekhawat (Lok Sabha MP from Jodhpur), Satya Pal Singh (Lok Sabha MP from Baghpat), and Alphons Kannanthanam (ex-bureaucrat).
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Devendra Fadnavis (@Dev_Fadnavis) September 3, 2017
The induction of proficient administrators from diverse backgrounds shall ensure overall progress. #Ministry4NewIndia— Vasundhara Raje (@VasundharaBJP) September 3, 2017