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“Council of Ministers” is the name given to the supreme executive organ in some governments. The term is usually equivalent to the word “cabinet“.


Councils of Ministers are usually composed of those ministers who are responsible for a ministry, and are usually led by the President of the Council of Ministers, a term that is usually translated as “Prime Minister“. It is the official name for body that includes 57 Union Ministers, Ministers of State with Independent Charge and Ministers of State took oath at the Rashtrapati Bhavan have collective responsibility


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Members of the Union Council of Ministers 2019:


Shri Narendra Modi: Prime Minister of India and also in-charge of Ministry of Personnel, public Grievances & Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy; Department of Space and all important policy issues and all other portfolios not allocated to any Ministers.

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Cabinet Ministers: The Union Council of Ministers activities official power in the Republic of India.It consists of senior ministers, called “Cabinet Ministers“, and junior ministers, called “Ministers of State“. It is driven by the Prime Minister. A smaller executive body, called the Union Cabinet is the supreme decision-making body in India. Only the Prime Minister and Ministers of the rank of “Cabinet Minister” are members of the Cabinet.


Members of the Union Council of Ministers 2019
Cabinet Ministers
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1. Shri Raj Nath Singh Minister of Defence
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2. Shri Amit Shah Minister of Home Affairs
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3. Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari Minister of Road Transport and Highways; and Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
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4. Shri D. V. Sadananda Gowda Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers
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5. Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman Minister of Finance; and Minister of Corporate Affairs
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6. Shri Ramvilas Paswan Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.
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7. Shri Narendra Singh Tomar Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare; Minister of Rural Development; and Minister of Panchayati Raj
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8. Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad Minister of Law and Justice; Minister of Communications; and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology
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9. Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal Minister of Food Processing Industries
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10. Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment
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11. Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar Minister of External Affairs
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12. Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ Minister of Human Resource Development
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13. Shri Arjun Munda Minister of Tribal Affairs
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14. Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani Minister of Women and Child Development; and Minister of Textiles
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15. Dr. Harsh Vardhan Minister of Health and Family Welfare; Minister of Science and Technology; and Minister of Earth Sciences
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16. Shri Prakash Javadekar Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; and Minister of Information and Broadcasting
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17. Shri Piyush Goyal Minister of Railways; and Minister of Commerce and Industry
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18. Shri Dharmendra Pradhan Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of Steel
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19. Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Minister of Minority Affairs
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20. Shri Pralhad Joshi Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; Minister of Coal; and Minister of Mines
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21. Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
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22. Shri Arvind Ganpat Sawant Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise
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23. Shri Giriraj Singh Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries
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24. Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Minister of Jal Shakti
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1. Shri Raj Nath Singh Born: 10 July 1951 (age 67 years), Chandauli
Rajnath Singh sworn-in as Cabinet Minister consecutively second time. Rajnath Singh was serving as the Home Minister of India during first tenure of NDA from 2014 to 2019.


2. Shri Amit Shah Born: 22 October 1964 (age 54 years), Mumbai
Amit Shah took oath of office and secrecy in newly formed cabinet. Amit Anilchandra Shah has been President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) since 2014. Under his leadership during 2014-16, BJP achieved success in Legislative Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand and Assam, but lost the elections in Delhi and Bihar. BJP won 303 seats in 2019 Lok Sabha Elections under his leadership.


3. Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari Born: 27 May 1957 (age 62 years), Nagpur

Before taking oath as Cabinet Minister, in second term of NDA government, he was holding Ministry for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation.


4. Shri D. V. Sadananda Gowda Born: 18 March 1953 (age 66 years), Sullia
Former Karnataka chief minister, DV Sadananda Gowda, has secured his position in the second term of the Narendra Modi-led NDA cabinet. He won the Lok Sabha elections from the high-profile Bangalore-North seat.


5. Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman Born: 18 August 1959 (age 59 years), Madurai
Nirmala Sitharaman has included in Modi Cabinet 2.0. She was serving as the Minister of Defence of India since 2017 and has served as Member of the Rajya Sabha, upper house of the Indian Parliament, since 2016.


6. Ramvilas Paswan Born: 5 July 1946 (age 72 years), Khagaria
Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan sworn-in in a star-studded ceremony as part of the Narendra Modi government.


7. Shri Narendra Singh Tomar Born: 12 June 1957 (age 61 years), Morar, Gwalior district
He took oath at Rashtrapati Bhavan. He took oath as a minister in Narendra Modi led NDA government for the second time.


8. Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad Born: 30 August 1954 (age 64 years), Patna
Ravi Shankar Prasad took oath as Cabinet minister in Modi government’s second term. He defeated Shatrughan Sinha from the Patna Sahib constituency in Bihar.


9. Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal 25 July 1966 (age 52 years), New Delhi
Harsimrat Kaur Badal of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) took oath as a Union cabinet minister at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. She is three-time parliamentarian from Bathinda in Punjab.


10. Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot Born: 18 May 1948 (age 71 years), Nagda
He is a prominent face of BJP among Dalits, took oath as a Cabinet minister. Gehlot was the minister of social justice and empowerment in the last Narendra Modi government.


11. Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar Born: 15 January 1955 (age 64 years), New Delhi
Former foreign Secretary S Jaishankar took oath of office as a minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet. Jaishankar has been ambassador to key countries like the US and China. An Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of the 1977 batch.


12. Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ born: 15 July 1959 Uttar Pradesh
Former Uttarakhand chief minister Ramesh Pokhriyal sworn in as a Union minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new cabinet. He won the Haridwar seat with a margin of 2,58,729 defeating Congress candidate Ambrish Kumar.


13. Shri Arjun Munda Born: on 3 May 1968 in Khrangajhar
BJP MP from Khunti and former Jharkhand chief minister Arjun Munda took oath as a Union Minister in Modi Cabinet 2.0. He won the Khunti seat after narrowly beating his nearest Congress rival Kalicharan Munda by 1,445 votes.


14. Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani Born: 23 March 1976 (age 43 years), New Delhi
Smriti Zubin Irani took oath of office to become part of the Modi Cabinet 2.0 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. In her last term, she joined cabinet as HRD Minister but later she was moved to Ministry of Textiles.


15. Dr. Harsh Vardhan Born: 13 December 1954 (age 64 years), Delhi

Former Science and Technology minister Dr Harsh Vardhan took oath as a Cabinet minister in the second tenure of Narendra Modi government. Dr Harsh Vardhan is the incumbent minister at Ministry of Science & Technology (India), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Ministry of Earth Sciences in the BJP-led NDA government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


16. Shri Prakash Javadekar Born: 30 January 1951 (age 68 years), Pune
He is a prominent BJP leader, who served as the Union Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD) in last NDA term, also took oath as Cabinet Minister. Javadekar also served as the Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting for a short period.


17. Shri Piyush Goyal Born: 13 June 1964 (age 54 years), Mumbai
Former union railway and coal minister, was sworn into Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new council of ministers. Piyush Goyal presented budget on 1 February 2019 as the finance minister.


18. Shri Dharmendra Pradhan Born: 26 June 1969 (age 49 years), Talcher
He sworn-in in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new council of ministers. He is also known as “Ujjwala Man’.


19. Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Born: 15 October 1957 (age 61 years), Prayagraj
He sworn in as a Union Minister in PM Narendra Modi’s second cabinet. For last two term he was member of Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand. Naqvi was the Union minister for Minority Affairs, of which he took independent charge in 2016.


20. Shri Pralhad Joshi Born: 27 November 1962 (age 56 years), Karnataka
Pralhad Joshi, who was also BJP Karnataka president, took oath as Cabinet Minister at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Pralhad Joshi won the Dharwad Lok Sabha seat by a margin of 2,05,072 votes, defeating Congress’s Vinay Kulkarni.


21. . Mahendra Nath Pandey Born: 15 October 1957 (age 61 years), Ghazipur
Mahendra Nath, who served as a Union minister of state (MoS) in the Ministry of HRD between 2016 and 2017, took oath as a cabinet minister.


22. Shri Arvind Ganpat Sawant Born: 31 December 1951 (age 67 years), Sindhudurg
Arvind Sawant of Shiv Sena took oath of office and secrecy as a Union minister.


23. Shri Giriraj Singh Born: 8 September 1952 (age 66 years), Brahiya
Former minister of state for micro, small and medium enterprises, sworn in as a Union minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new cabinet.


24. Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Born: 3 October 1967 (age 51 years), Jaisalmer
Former Minister of State for Agriculture, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has been sworn-in as one of the Cabinet Ministers. Shekhawat won the seat with a high margin of 2,74,440 votes.

Ministers of State (Independent Charge): A Minister of State with independent charge is a minister without an overseeing Cabinet Minister in the State or Union Government of India. He himself is in charge of his ministry, unlike Minister of State who is also a Minister but assists a cabinet minister.


List of new Council of Ministers 2019
Ministers of State (Independent Charge)
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1. Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Labour and Employment.
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2. Rao Inderjit Singh Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation; and Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Planning.
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3. Shri Shripad Yesso Naik Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH); and Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence.
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4. Dr. Jitendra Singh Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region; Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office; Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Minister of State in the Department of Atomic Energy; and Minister of State in the Department of Space.
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5. Shri Kiren Rijiju Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs.
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6. Shri Prahalad Singh Patel Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Culture; and Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Tourism.
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7. Shri Raj Kumar Singh Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Power; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
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8. Shri Hardeep Singh Puri Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Civil Aviation; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
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9. Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Shipping; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers.
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1. Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar Born: 1 November 1948 (age 70 years), Bareilly
Santosh Kumar Gangwar Indian politician and the current Minister of State with independent charge in the Ministry of Labour and Employment in the Government of India He is a Member of Parliament (\({16}^{th}\) Lok Sabha), former minister of state in Government of India and a leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He has been Member of Parliament for the city of Bareilly since 1989 till date (except 2009-2014). He was also the chief whip of the party in \({14}^{th}\) Lok Sabha. He faced defeat in the \({15}^{th}\) Lok Sabha Elections, 2009 by a very narrow margin. He has been elected as Member of Parliament in \({16}^{th}\) Lok Sabha. He won by a margin of over 2.4 lakh votes over his rival candidate in 2014 general election.


2. Rao Inderjit Singh Born: 11 February 1950 (age 69 years), Rewari
Rao Inderjit Singh is an Indian politician and a Minister of State in the Government of India. A member of the 16th Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India, he represents Gurgaon in Haryana and is a member of Bharatiya Janata Party.


At the national level, he has served as Cabinet Minister for the Environment, as Minister of State for External Affairs, and as Minister of State for Defence Production. Since 2009 he has chaired the Parliamentary Information technology committee.


3. Shri Shripad Yesso Naik Born: 4 October 1952 (age 66 years), North Goa
Shripad Yesso Naik (born 4 October 1952) is an Indian politician and the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) and former Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare. He is the Member of Parliament from North Goa constituency, representing the Bharatiya Janata Party.


4. Dr. Jitendra Singh Born: 6 November 1956 (age 62 years), Jammu

Jitendra Singh is an Indian politician. Currently, he is the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, and Department of Space.


He is a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive member and was the chief spokesperson for the state of Jammu and Kashmir. He won the Udhampur seat in the Indian general election, 2014 for the \({16}^{th}\) Lok Sabha.


5. Shri Kiren Rijiju Born: 19 November 1971 (age 47 years), West Kameng district

In the 2004 general election, he was elected as a member of the \({14}^{th}\) Lok Sabha, representing the constituency of Arunachal West in the Indian Parliament, which is the fourth largest Parliamentary constituency in India.


In the 2009 general election, Rijiju was defeated by a very thin margin of 1314 votes by the Congress candidate


In the 2014 general election, Kiren Rijiju was again elected as a Member of Parliament in the \({16}^{th}\) Lok Sabha, representing the Arunachal West constituency. Kiren Rijiju defeated Takam Sanjoy of the Indian National Congress by a margin of 43,738 votes.Immediately he found a place in Narendra Modi’s first best of 45 Council of Minister’s list.


6. Shri Prahalad Singh Patel Born: 28 June 1960 (age 58 years), Narsinghpur
Prahlad Singh Mulayam Singh Patel is Member of Indian Parliament from Damoh Loksabha Constituency in Madhya Pradesh. He was minister of state for coal in Third Vajpayee Ministry. He was first elected to 9th Lok Sabha in 1989 and again re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha in 1996 (\({2}^{nd}\) term), \({13}^{th}\) Lok Sabha in 1999 (\({3}^{rd}\) term), \({16}^{th}\) Lok Sabha in 2014 (\({4}^{th}\) term). He was born in Narsinghpur and is an advocate by profession.


7. Shri Raj Kumar Singh Born: 20 December 1952 (age 66 years), Supaul
Raj Kumar Singh is a former Indian bureaucrat and a current Minister of State in the Government of India. He is a Member of the Indian Parliament since May 2014. Singh is a 1975 batch Bihar cadre Indian Administrative Service officer and former Home Secretary of India.


On 3 September 2017 he was appointed as the Minister of Power in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet. On 30 May 2019, he was appointed as Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Power, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and Minister of State in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India.


8. Shri Hardeep Singh Puri Born: 15 February 1952 (age 67 years), Amritsar
Hardeep Singh Puri is an Indian politician and a former career diplomat who currently serves as Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in India. He is a 1974 batch Indian Foreign Service officer who served as the Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations from 2009 to 2013.


He formerly served as President of the United Nations Security Council and as Chairman of United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee, Vice President of International Peace Institute and Secretary-General of Independent Commission on Multilateralism in New York.


9. Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya Born: 1 June 1972 (age 47 years), Bhavnagar
Mansukh Laxmanbhai Mandaviya is the Union Minister Chemical & Fertilizers and General Secretary of Gujarat State in the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is also a Member of the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat state.

Ministers of State:

The Minister of State is confined to the particular region, and it is his responsibility to take care of the state-centric functioning of a ministry. The Union Cabinet minister comes into picture when a bigger policy decision needs to be taken. Moreover, the PM may not always call all State Ministers to discuss issues, but only the Cabinet Minister.


List of new Council of Ministers 2019
Ministers of State
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1. Shri Faggansingh Kulaste Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel.
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2. Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
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3. Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.
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4. General (Retd.) V. K. Singh Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
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5. Shri Krishan Pal Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
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6. Shri Danve Raosaheb Dadarao Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.
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7. Shri G. Kishan Reddy Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs.
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8. Shri Parshottam Rupala Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
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9. Shri Ramdas Athawale Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
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10. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development.
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11. Shri Babul Supriyo Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
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12. Shri Sanjeev Kumar Balyan Minister of State in the Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries
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13. Shri Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource Development; Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
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14. Shri Anurag Singh Thakur Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
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15. Shri Angadi Suresh Channabasappa Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways.
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16. Shri Nityanand Rai Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs
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17. Shri Rattan Lal Kataria Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
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18. Shri V. Muraleedharan Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.
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19. Smt. Renuka Singh Saruta Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
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20. Shri Som Parkash Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry
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21. Shri Rameswar Teli Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries.
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22. Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi Minister of State in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries
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23. Shri Kailash Choudhary Minister of State in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries
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24. Smt. Debasree Chaudhuri Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
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1. Shri Faggansingh Kulaste Born: 18 May 1959 (age 60 years), Mandla
Faggan Singh Kulaste is an Indian politician. He was former Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare and a member of the \({16}^{th}\) Lok Sabha (2014–2019). He represents the Mandla constituency of Madhya Pradesh and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) political party. He was minister of state in Vajpayee ministry from 1999.


He represented Mandla Lok Sabha seat from 1996 to 2009. After losing in 2009 to Basori Singh Masram of Congress, he was elected to Rajya Sabha. He regained the seat in 2014, defeating his Congress rival Omkar Markam.


2. Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey Born: 2 January 1953 (age 66 years), Bhagalpur
Ashwini Kumar Choubey is Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare and a member of the \({17}^{th}\) Lok Sabha (2019-2024). He is an Indian politician belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is a member of the \({16}^{th}\) Lok Sabha representing Buxar (Lok Sabha constituency) and a former health minister of Bihar. He had represented the Bihar legislative assembly from Bhagalpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) before contesting for the \({16}^{th}\) Lok Sabha election. On 3 September 2017, he took in charge of office as Minister of State for Health in Narendra Modi’s Government.


3. Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal Born: 20 December 1953 (age 65 years), Bikaner
Arjun Ram Meghwal is an Indian politician belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party and former party Chief Whip in \({16}^{th}\) Lok Sabha. Currently, he is Union Minister of State in Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation and Parliamentary Affairs in Government of India. He has been elected to the \({15}^{th}\) and \({16}^{th}\) Lok Sabhas (terms of the lower house of the Parliament of India) from Bikaner constituency, in 2009 and 2014. He was awarded the Best Parliamentarian Award in 2013.


4. General (Retd.) V. K. Singh Born: 10 May 1951 (age 68 years), Bapora
General Vijay Kumar Singh, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, ADC, MP is an Indian politician and a retired four star general in the Indian Army. Since May 30, 2019; he has served as the Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways in the Government of India. Prior to this, he served as Minister of State for External Affairs in the First Modi Ministry, as well as Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of the North-Eastern Region.


During his military career, Singh served as the \({24}^{th}\) Chief of the Army Staff from 2010 to 2012. He became the first serving Indian military Chief of Staff to take the Government of India to court, with regard to a dispute over his date of birth and subsequent retirement.


After his retirement from the military, he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 2014 and was elected Member of Parliament of the Lok Sabha in the Indian general elections, 2014; from the Ghaziabad constituency of Uttar Pradesh. He was re-elected in 2019.


5. Shri Krishan Pal Born: 4 February 1957 (age 62 years), Faridabad
Krishan Pal Gurjar is an Indian politician and is the present Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment in Government of India.
As a Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha, he represents the Faridabad constituency in the state of Haryana. He won this seat in the Indian general election, 2014 as a BJP candidate by a margin of 4,66,873 vote.


6. Shri Danve Raosaheb Dadarao Born: 18 March 1955 (age 64 years), Jalna
In the last 30 years, from a Sarpanch to a MP and later a Minister of State, Raosaheb has held various leadership positions. Earlier, he has been a general secretary of Maharashtra BJP, and twice the vice president. Danve has been renowned as a leader with rural roots. He started his journey as a Sarpanch, and later became a MLA in 1990, 1995 from Bhokardan assembly constituency, and 5 time consecutive Member of parliament since 1999, 2004, 2009, 2014, & May 2019.


7. Shri G. Kishan Reddy 15 May 1964 (age 55 years), Ranga Reddy
Reddy started his career as a youth leader in the late twentieth century. He was elected as National President of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha from 2002 to 2005. He was elected as an MLA from Himayatnagar constituency in 2004 and was elected again in 2009 & 2014 to Amberpet assembly constituency with a majority of over 27,000 votes. He was unanimously elected as the Telangana BJP president succeeding Bandaru Dattatreya. On \({30}^{th}\) May 2019, he was sworn in as Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs in the Government of India.


8. Shri Parshottam Rupala Born: 1 October 1954 (age 64 years), Amreli
Parshottam Khodabhai Rupala is an Indian politician and Union Minister of State for Panchayati Raj, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. He was a member of Rajya Sabha, representing the Indian state of Gujarat and a leader of Bharatiya Janata Party. He was a former member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly from Amreli and formerly served as a minister in Government of Gujarat.


9. Shri Ramdas Athawale Born: 25 December 1959 (age 59 years), Sangli
Ramdas Bandu Athawale is an Indian politician from Maharashtra. He is the president of the Republican Party of India. Currently, he is Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment in the Narendra Modi government, and represents Maharashtra in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of India’s Parliament. Previously he was the Lok Sabha MP from Pandharpur.


10. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti Born: 1967 (age 52 years), Hamirpur
Niranjan Jyoti (born 1967), more commonly known as Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, is an Indian politician belonging to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). She was appointed the Minister of State for Food Processing Industries in November 2014. On 30 May 2019, she was appointed Minister of state in the Ministry of Rural Development in the Narendra Modi 2019 Cabinet.


She represents the Fatehpur constituency, Uttar Pradesh, in the Lok Sabha, after winning in the 2014 general election. She also represents the Hamirpur constituency in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly after winning in the 2012 election.


11. Shri Babul Supriyo Born: 15 December 1970 (age 48 years), Uttarpara
Babul Supriyo is an Indian playback singer, live performer, television host, actor and politician. He is a Member of Parliament from Asansol in the \({17}^{th}\) Lok Sabha and the Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, in the Union Council of Ministers.


12. Shri Sanjeev Kumar Balyan Born: 23 June 1972 (age 46) Kutbi, Muzaffarnagar
Sanjeev Balyan is an Indian politician and member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was first elected to the Lok Sabha in the Indian general elections, 2014 from the Muzaffarnagar constituency. He defeated Kadir Rana of the Bahujan Samaj Party by a margin of more than four lakh votes.


He was appointed as minister of state for Agriculture and food processing in the National Democratic Alliance government in May 2014. Then, in July 2016, he was moved to be Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, under Minister Uma Bharti. He is a Jat and farmer leader. He is appointed as minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairying on \({30}^{th}\) May, 2019.


He is a veterinarian by qualification and did his Ph.D. in Veterinary Anatomy.


13. Shri Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao Born: 26 February 1959 (age 60 years), Akola
Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre is an Indian politician from the state of Maharashtra and currently Minister of State in the Government of India and a member of the \({17}^{th}\) Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Akola constituency of Maharashtra and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) political party.


He was also a member of the \({14}^{th}\) Lok Sabha, \({15}^{th}\) Lok Sabha and \({16}^{th}\) Lok Sabha between 2004-2019 from Akola.


14. Shri Anurag Singh Thakur Born: 24 October 1974 (age 44 years), Hamirpur
Anurag Singh Thakur (born 24 October 1974) is a member of the Lower House of Parliament in India from Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh, and also serves as a Minister of State. He is the son of Prem Kumar Dhumal, the former Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh. He was first elected to the Lok Sabha in May 2008 in a by poll as a candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is a four time MP, being a member of \({14}^{th}\), \({15}^{th}\), \({16}^{th}\), and \({17}^{th}\) Lok Sabha.


He was the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from May 2016 to February 2017.


15. Shri Angadi Suresh Channabasappa Born: 1 June 1955 (age 64 years), Belgaum
Suresh Angadi is a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka. He is a Member of the \({16}^{th}\) Lok Sabha and \({17}^{th}\) Lok Sabha from Belagavi and Minister of State for Railways.


16. Shri Nityanand Rai Born: 1 January 1966 (age 53 years), Hajipur
Nityanand Rai yadav in an Indian politician and he is current Minister of State in the Government of India. He was elected in the 2014 and 2019 General Election from Ujiarpur as a candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He had continuously represented Hajipur constituency in Bihar legislative assembly winning elections since 2000 (2000, Feb-2005, October 2005 and 2010) till he was elected for the parliament. He is the current President of BJP Bihar. He is also a member of Modi’s second ministry.


17. Shri Rattan Lal Kataria Born: 19 December 1951 (age 67 years), Yamuna Nagar
Rattan Lal Kataria is an Indian politician from Haryana. He became the Minister of State for Jal Shakti on 31 May 2019. He is a member of the \({16}^{th}\) Lok Sabha. He got elected to 16th Lok Sabha from Ambala as a candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party by 612,121 votes while total vote polled was 1,220,121 by defeating INC candidate Raj Kumar Balmiki. Previously, he was elected to \({13}^{th}\) Lok Sabha from Ambala as a candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was born in 6 September, 1951, and educated at Kurukshetra University.


18. Shri V. Muraleedharan Born: 12 December 1958 (age 60 years), Thalassery
Vellamvelly Muraleedharan is an Indian politician and the eighth State President of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Kerala. He currently serves as a Minister of State for External Affairs, Minister of State for Parliamentary affairs and a Member of Parliament (M.P.) in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament. He is the fourth BJP leader from Kerala to join the Rajya Sabha. He was officially sworn in as a Union Minister on 30 May 2019.


19. Smt. Renuka Singh Saruta
Renuka Singh is an Indian politician who was the member of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly, during 2003-2008. She is a member of Bhartiya Janata Party. She took oath as Minister of State in Narendra Modi cabinet on 30 May 2019.


20. Shri Som Parkash Born: Daulatpur, Nawanshahr, Punjab
Som Parkash first unsuccessfully contested for Lok Sabha during Indian general elections in 2009 from Hoshiarpur constituency. Due to corruption charges, sitting MLA from Phagwara Swarna Ram was dropped from the state cabinet, which led BJP to look for a new candidate and Som Parkash was appointed as BJP candidate in 2012 Punjab elections. He successfully contested and became MLA from Phagwara. In 2019 General Elections


21. Shri Rameswar Teli Born: 14 August 1970 (age 48 years), Duliajan
He was elected to Assam legislative Assembly during 2001-2006 and 2006-2011 for from Duliajan in district of Dibrugarh. He lost 2011 assembly elections by around 3000 votes to Amiya Gogoi. In the Indian general election, 2019 he was elected as a member of parliament from Dibrugarh constituency.


22. Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi Born: 4 January 1955 (age 64) Gopinathpur, Odisha

Pratap Chandra Sarangi is a Minister of State in the Government of India for Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. He is a social worker from Balasore, Odisha and serves as a National Executive member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He had been elected as Member of the Odisha Legislative Assembly, two times: from 2004 to 2009 and from 2009 to 2014, both times from Nilagiri constituency


23. Shri Kailash Choudhary Born: 20 September 1973 (age 45)
Kailash Choudhary is an Indian politician and current Union Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare of Government of India. He is a Member of Parliament from Barmer constituency. He was a former Member of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly representing the Baytoo Vidhan Sabha constituency of Rajasthan. He is a Bharatiya Janata Party member.


24. Smt. Debasree Chaudhuri
Debasree Chaudhuri is an Indian politician from West Bengal. She was elected to the Lok Sabha, lower house of the Parliament of India from Raiganj, West Bengal in the Indian general election, 2019 as a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.


On 30 May 2019, she took oath as the Minister of State for Women and Child Development.