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Kiren Rijiju takes charge of Law Ministry

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New Delhi, July 08: Kiren Rijiju on Thursday took charge as the new minister of Law and Justice.

 Kiren Rijiju takes charge of Law Ministry

A prominent face from the northeast in the Modi government, Rijiju was on Wednesday elevated as a Cabinet minister in a major reshuffle and expansion of the Union Council of Ministers.

Rijiju takes over the key ministry from Ravi Shankar Prasad, who has resigned from the government.

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    The Law Ministry is responsible to defend the government in various courts through its law officers and help ministries draft bills and key documents. It also plays a role in transfer, posting and elevation of Supreme Court and high court judges.

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