Milind Deora and Navin Jindal, other members of the brigade, however, failed to make it. Milind, elected from South Mumbai, lost out apparently because his father Murli Deora has been retained as Cabinet minister.
Agatha Sangma, the daughter of former Lok Sabha Speaker P A Sangma, will be the youngest minister in the Manmohan Singh cabinet at the age of 28 years. Winning for a second time from Tura in Meghalaya, she belongs to the NCP.
Jyotiraditya Scindia and Jitin Prasada, the other members of the youth brigade have retained their berths in the Council of Ministers.