Five dropped from Modi's ministerial council

New Delhi, July 5: Five ministers were on Tuesday dropped from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's council of ministers ahead of the swearing-in of 19 new faces and elevation of Prakash Javadekar to a cabinet rank.

According to sources, all the five were Ministers of State.

Five dropped from Modi's Cabinet

Those dropped are: Sanwar Lal Jat (Water Resources), Nihalchand (Panchayati Raj), Ram Shankar Katheria (HRD), Mansukh Bhai Vasava (Tribal Affairs) and Mohanbhai Kundaria (Agriculture).

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With the induction of the 19 and the dropping of the five MoS, the strength of Prime Minster's Council of Ministers, including himself now stands at 78.


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