Lok Sabha firsttimers and nonpoliticians turn ministersLok Sabha firsttimers and nonpoliticians turn

first_img The Modi 2.0 Cabinet has over a dozen new faces, including BJP President Amit Shah, former Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, Ramesh Pokhriyal, Arjun Munda, V Muraleedharan and Anurag Thakur. Mix of bothThe NDA is bringing in a mix of seasoned parliamentarians and assembly representatives moving to the Centre. Among the other first-time ministers are Som Prakash, Prahlad Joshi, Arvind Sawant, G Kishan Reddy, Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre, Suresh Angadi, Nityanand Rai, Rattan Lal Kataria, Renuka Singh Saruta, Rameshwar Teli, Kailash Choudhary, Pratap Chandra Sarangi and Debasree Chaudhari.The entry of 1977 batch Indian Foreign Service officer Jaishankar is being lauded as an astute move. The rise of former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pokhriyal, now MP from Haridwar, is seen as a move to assuage the old guard within the BJP and RSS. Pokhriyal was also the Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Government Assurances.Joshi, the a three-time MP, was the Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Energy in the previous Lok Sabha session.In a bid to accommodate allies, Arvind Sawant, the Shiv Sena MP from South Mumbai, has also been sworn in. May 30, 2019 politics The NDA is bringing in a mix of seasoned parliamentarians and assembly representatives moving to the Centre COMMENT Former IFS officer S Jaishankar   –  THE HINDU Published on Elections 2019 SHARE Lok Sabha COMMENTS national politics SHARE SHARE EMAILlast_img

Post Your Comment Here

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *