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Narendra Modi oath: List of leaders who may be sworn in as ministers

Jun 09, 2024 02:32 PM IST

These names include seasoned politicians like Nitin Gadkari, Piyush Goyal, Rajnath Singh, Jyotiraditya Scindia and JD(S) leaders HD Kumaraswamy.

Hours before Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony, the Bharatiya Janata Party called a host of newly elected MPs to the Prime Minister-elect's house in the national capital for a tea meeting. Most of these lawmakers will likely be inducted into the PM's council of ministers and will take oath today at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi with BJP leader Rajnath Singh(PTI)
Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi with BJP leader Rajnath Singh(PTI)

Seasoned leaders like Nitin Gadkari, Piyush Goyal, Rajnath Singh, Jyotiraditya Scindia and JD(S) leaders HD Kumaraswamy will likely take oath of office today.

Here's a tentative list of politicians who will likely take oath of office along with Narendra Modi:

  1. Nitin Gadkari
  2. Rajnath Singh
  3. Piyush Goyal
  4. Jyotiraditya Scindia
  5. Kiren Rijiju
  6. HD Kumaraswamy
  7. Chirag Paswan
  8. Ram Nath Thakur
  9. Jitan Ram Manji
  10. Jayant Chaudhary
  11. Anupriya Patel
  12. Rammohan Naidu
  13. Chandra Sekhar Pemmasani
  14. Pratap Rao Jadhav (SS)
  15. Sarbanand Sonowal
  16. JP Nadda
  17. Srinivas Varma
  18. Ravneet Singh Bittu
  19. CR Patil
  20. Pralhad Joshi
  21. Nirmala Sitharaman
  22. Shobha Karandlaje
  23. West Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Mazumdar
  24. Dr RMD Agarwal

According to news agency ANI, leaders who arrived to attend PM-designate Narendra Modi's tea meeting include Amit Shah, JP Nadda, BL Verma, Pankaj Chaudhary, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Annapurna Devi and Arjun Ram Meghwal.

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BJP leaders Jyotiraditya Scindia, Manohar Lal Khattar, Raksha Khadse, Nityanand Rai, Harsh Malhotra Bhagirath Choudhary and JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy also attended the meeting.

BJP leaders Kiren Rijiju, Jitin Prasada, Ravneet Singh Bittu also attended the meeting.

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BJP leader Rajnath Singh, Rao Inderjit Singh, Ajay Tamta, Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) founder Jitan Ram Manjhi and LJP (Ram Vilas) chief Chirag Paswan also attended the meeting.

Most of the leaders who attended the tea party will likely be inducted in Modi's council of ministers.

N Chandrababu Naidu's TDP has extended support to Narendra Modi after the latter's BJP managed to win only 240 seats. Naidu, whose party won 16 Lok Sabha seats, has emerged as the kingmaker. JDU chief Nitish Kumar, whose party won 12 seats, has also extended support to the Modi government.

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