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Smriti Irani gets I&B Ministry after BJP VP nominee Venkaiah resigns

AGE CORRESPONDENT WITH AGENCY INPUTS
Published Jul 18, 2017, 12:13 pm IST
Updated Jul 18, 2017, 12:13 pm IST
The BJP on Monday named Venkaiah Naidu as NDA's vice presidential candidate.
Union Textile minister Smriti Irani (Photo: File/PTI)
 Union Textile minister Smriti Irani (Photo: File/PTI)

New Delhi: Textile Minister Smriti Irani and Minister of Mines Narendra Tomar were on Tuesday given additional charge of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and Ministry of Urban Development, respectively, after NDA's vice presidential candidate Venkaiah Naidu resigned as Cabinet minister.

The Prime Minister’s Office made the announcement on Twitter.

 

The BJP on Monday named Naidu as NDA's vice presidential candidate. Naidu was the Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information and Broadcasting in the Modi administration.

Naidu will file his nomination paper on Tuesday.

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