43 Ministers take oath as new ministers in first Cabinet shuffle

43 Ministers take oath as new ministers in first Cabinet shuffle


On Wednesday (July 7), a total of 43 leaders of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) are taking oath as Ministers in the Narendra Modi government. The oath-taking ceremony started at 6 pm at the Darbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. This is the first cabinet reshuffle since the BJP formed the government in May 2019.

While most of the ministers are new inductions in the ministry, some existing ministers of state are also taking oath as cabinet ministers, as they have been promoted. This includes Anurag Thakur, Hardeep Singh Puri, Kiren Rijiju and others.

The first to take the oath of office and secrecy was former Maharashtra CM Narayan Rane, followed by former Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal. Senior BJP leader Dr. Virendra Kumar and former Congress leader Jyotiraditya M Scindia were sworn in next.

Here is the full list of new ministers who are taking oath today:

  1. Narayan Rane
  2. Sarbananda Sonowal
  3. Dr Virendra Kumar
  4. Jyotiraditya Scindia
  5. Ramchandra Prasad Singh
  6. Ashwini Vaishnaw
  7. Pashu Pati Kumar Paras
  8. Kiren Rijiju
  9. Raj Kumar Singh
  10. Hardeep Singh Puri
  11. Mansukh Mandaviya
  12. Bhupender Yadav
  13. Parshottam Rupala
  14. G. Kishan Reddy
  15. Anurag Singh Thakur
  16. Pankaj Choudhary
  17. Anupriya Singh Patel
  18. Satya Pal Singh Baghel
  19. Rajeev Chandrasekhar
  20. Shobha Karandlaje
  21. Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma
  22. Darshana Vikram Jardosh
  23. Meenakshi Lekhi
  24. Annapurna Devi
  25. A Narayanaswamy
  26. Kaushal Kishore
  27. Ajay Bhatt
  28. B. L Verma
  29. Ajay Kumar
  30. Chauhan Devusinh
  31. Bhagwanth Khuba
  32. Kapil Moreshwar Patil
  33. Pratima Bhowmik
  34. Subhas Sarkar
  35. Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad
  36. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh
  37. Bharati Pravin Pawar
  38. Bishweswar Tudu
  39. Shantanu Thakur
  40. Manjupara Mahendrabhai
  41. John Barla
  42. L. Murugan
  43. Nisith Pramanik

List of Cabinet Ministers who have resigned

Earlier today, as many as 12 ministers tendered their resignations.

  1. Prakash javadekar, Minister of Information and Broadcasting
  2. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister for Law and JusticeHarsh Vardhan, Minister of Health and Family Welfare
  3. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Minister of Human Resource Development
  4. Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Health and Family Welfare
  5. Santosh Gangwar, Minister of State with independent charge in the Ministry of Labour and Employment
  6. Sadananda Gowda, Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers 
  7. Debasree Chaudhuri, Minister of State for Woman and Child Development
  8. Sanjay Dhotre, Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology
  9. Thawar Chand Gehlot, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment
  10. Babul Supriyo, Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change
  11. Pratap Sarangi, Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
  12. Rattan Lal Kataria, Minister of State for Jal Shakti


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