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Cabinet reshuffle, swearing-in of new ministers on Sunday

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Published Sep 1, 2017, 2:43 pm IST
Updated Sep 1, 2017, 2:54 pm IST
The Cabinet reshuffle, the third since Modi took over as the PM in May 2014, will be held at 10 am on Sunday.
Cabinet reshuffle and expansion will be held on Sunday ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Beijing for the BRICS summit. (Photo: PTI/File)
 Cabinet reshuffle and expansion will be held on Sunday ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Beijing for the BRICS summit. (Photo: PTI/File)

New Delhi: Cabinet reshuffle and expansion will be held at 10 am on Sunday ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Xiamen, China, for the BRICS summit.

It will be the third such exercise since he took over as the Prime Minister in May 2014.

 

"A process has been set in motion for the swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan around 10 am on Sunday," a government official told PTI.

The newly inducted ministers will be sworn in on the same day, ANI reported.

A reshuffle in the cabinet has been due for months now. Two key ministries opened up after M Venkaiah Naidu was named Vice President. The environment ministry was reassigned to Harsh Vardhan as an additional charge after the death of minister Anil Dave.

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