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Opinion | Home Minister Amit Shah’s focus: J&K integration, Assam immigration

May 31, 2019 19:29 IST
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A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Council of Ministers took the oath of office and secrecy, portfolios have been distributed among the cabinet members. Modi’s trusted aide, Amit Shah, has been given the charge of the Union Home Ministry, while former HM Rajnath Singh has been moved to the Ministry of Defence. Nirmala Sitharaman has taken charge of the Finance Ministry while career diplomat S. Jaishankar, PM Modi’s surprise pick, is the new External Affairs Minister. Hindustan Times’ Executive Editor Shishir Gupta decodes what Modi’s choices for his cabinet say about his new 5-year plan. He also analyses the internal challenges that Amit Shah, as Home Minister, is likely to focus on. Watch the full video for more.