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Narendra Modi Cabinet 2.0: Total 57 Ministers took oath including 6 women

Narendra Modi Oath Ceremony: The new Council of Ministers has 25 Cabinet Ministers including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari, Gowda, Nirmala Sitharaman, Smriti Irani and several Ministers of State.

May 31, 2019 11:17 IST
PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony: Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister of the 17th Lok Sabha in the presence of top political leaders, foreign dignitaries, Bollywood stars, business tycoons and others. President Ram Nath Kovind administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy to Modi and his new Council of Ministers at a function in Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. The ceremony saw the presence of leaders of the BIMSTEC Member Countries; Sooronbay Jeenbekov, the President of Kyrgyzstan; and Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth. Also seen were the Bollywood stars Rajnikanth, Karan Johar, Anupam Kher, Kangana Ranaut, and others.

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PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 20:50 pm: Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Babul Supriyo, Sanjeev Balyan, Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao, Anurag Thakur, Suresh Angadi, Nityanand Rai take oath as Ministers of State.

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 20:32 pm: G Kishan Reddy, Purushottam Rupala, Ramdas Athawale take oath as Ministers of State.

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 20:25 pm: Ashwini Kumar Chaubey, Faggan Kulaste, Raosaheb Danve, Krishan Pal Gurjar, General (Retd) VK Singh take oath as Ministers of State.

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 20:15 pm: Oath of Ministers of State begins. Santosh Gangwar, Shripad Naik, Kiran Rijiju, Jitendra Singh, Hardeep Singh Puri, Rattan Lal Kataria, Mansukh Mandaviya, Rao Inderjit Singh, Raj Kumar Singh, Prahlad Singh Patel and Arjun Ram Meghwal take oath as Ministers of State.

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 20:10 pm:
Total of 25 Cabinet Ministers took oath including PM Narendra Modi.

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 19:58 pm: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat takes oath as the Cabinet Minister

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 19:50 pm: Giriraj Singh, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Prahlad Joshi, Arvind Sawant take oath as the Cabinet Ministers

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 19:38 pm: Smriti Irani takes oath as the Cabinet Minister

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 19:30 pm: Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Ram Vilas Paswan, Thawar Chand Gehlot, Harsimrat Kaur Badal take oath

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 19:20 pm: Nirmala Sitharam takes oath as Cabinet Minister

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 19:15 pm: Nitin Gadkari takes oath as Cabinet Minister

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 19:10 pm: Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah take oath

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 19:05 pm: Narendra Damodardas Modi takes oath as the Prime Minister of 17th Lok Sabha.

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 18:58 pm: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu arrives.

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 18:56 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at venue.

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 18:54 pm: Actress Kangana Ranaut arrives

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 18:50 pm: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena, Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth, Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli arrive at venue.

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 18:45 pm: Union Minister Sushma Swaraj will not be a part of Modi Cabinet 2.0.

See list of new Council of Ministers here!

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 18:40 pm: Congress President Rahul Gandhi, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Union Minister Sushma Swaraj arrive

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 18:25 pm: Former PM Manmohan Singh, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, BJP leaders Nirmala Sitharaman and Giriraj Singh, singer Asha Bhonsle, actor Rajinikanth, activist Kailash Satyarthi also show up.

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 18:20 pm: BJP leader LK Advani, Sadhguru, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi arrive

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 18:15 pm: Guests start arriving at the Rashtrapati Bhawan for today's swearing-in ceremony. The Forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhawan is filling up with the top political leaders, Union Ministers, business tycoons, movie stars and others.

PM Modi Oath-taking Ceremony Live Updates @ 17:15 pm: Amit Shah becomes a part of new Cabinet

Gujarat BJP President Jitendrabhai Savjibhai Vaghani tweeted and confirmed that BJP President Amit Shah becomes a part of PM Narendra Modi’s new Cabinet.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 16:30 pm: Three-tier security for the swearing-in ceremony

A three-tier security has been put in place for the swearing-in ceremony. The first layer is of VIP security and Rashtrapati Bhavan security, the second layer is of Delhi Police and the third layer is of paramilitary forces.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 16:20 pm: Andhra Pradesh and Telangana newly sworn-in Chief Ministers Jagan Mohan Reddy and K Chandrashekar Rao will skip the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 16:10 pm: Reliance Foundation Chairperson Nita Ambani and former chairman of Tata Sons, Ratan Tata to attend the swearing-in ceremony.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 15:50 pm: Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli arrives

Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has arrived to attend the ceremony. Oli will also meet PM Modi and discuss the bilateral relations.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 15:30 pm: Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbay Jeenbekov arrives

Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbay Jeenbekov arrives in Delhi to attend the oath ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 15:10 pm: Bollywood celebrities to attend swearing-in ceremony

Actors Rajinikanth, Anil Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Kangana Ranaut, and director Karan Johar are among the Bollywood celebrities who will attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 14:55 pm: Here is the tentative list of new Council of Ministers:
- Smriti Irani
- Nirmala Sitharaman
- Ravi Shankar Prasad
- D.V. Sadananda Gowda
- Harsimrat Kaur Badal
- Arvind Sawant
- Piyush Goyal
- Rajnath Singh
- Prakash Javadekar
- Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
- Kiran Rijiju
- Babul Supriyo
- Jitendra Singh
- Anupriya Singh Patel
- Mansukh Mandaviya
- Prahlad Joshi
- Ramdas Aathavle
- Arjun Ram Meghwal
- Kailash Choudhary
- Purshottam Rupala
- Rao Inderjit Singh
- Kishan Reddy
- Ram Vilas Paswan
- P Raveendranath Kumar
- Nitin Gadkari
- Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
- Sushma Swaraj
- Nityanand Rai
- Thawar Chand Gehlot
- Sanjeev Baliyan
- Debasree Chaudhuri
- Krishan Pal Gurjar
- Ramchandra Prasad Singh
- Suresh Angadi
- Prahlad Joshi
- Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
- Subrat Pathak
- Som Prakash
- RCP Singh
- Mansukh Vasava
- Santosh Gangwar
- Dharmendra Pradhan
- Rameshwar Teli
- Narendra Singh Tomar
- Ramesh Pokhriyal

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 14:40 pm: PM Modi congratulates AP CM Jagan Mohan Reddy

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 14:10 pm: BJP MP Mansukh Lal Mandaviya confirms receiving call from Amit Shah

BJP MP from Gujarat, Mansukh Lal Mandaviya confirms his invitation to the PM Modi's house, "Narendra Modi ji and Amit Shah ji have shown trust in me once again and invited me to be a part of this govt. I am grateful to both of them". Mansukh assumed charge as the Minister of State of Ministry of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping in 2016.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 12:40 pm: Sadananda Gowda, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Arvind Sawant likely to be in new Council

MPs like D.V. Sadananda Gowda, Harsimrat Kaur, Arvind Sawant likely to get Cabinet berths in the new Council of Ministers.

Union Council of Ministers: 16th Lok Sabha

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 12:36 pm: Jagan Mohan Reddy takes oath as Andhra Pradesh CM

YSR Congress Party President, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has been sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh in Vijayawada. Reddy registered a landslide victory at the State assembly elections 2019.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 12:15 pm: New Cabinet meet likely at PM Modi's residence

The meeting of new Council of Ministers will likely be held at PM Modi's residence at Lok Kalyan Marg at 4:30 pm today, prior to the swearing-in ceremony.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 12:05 pm: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena arrives

President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena, arrives to attend the swearing-in ceremony.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 11:59 am: Myanmar President U Win Myint arrives

Myanmar President U Win Myint arrives in Delhi to attend PM Narendra Modi's oath-taking ceremony.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 11:53 am: Chief Ministers who will not attend ceremony

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh and Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel will not attend PM Modi's swearing-in oath ceremony.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 11:45 am: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh not to attend PM Modi’s oath ceremony

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will not attend PM Narendra Modi’s oath-taking ceremony. The information was shared by Raveen Thukral, Media Adviser to Singh.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 11:30 am: BJP chief Amit Shah leaves Prime Minister's residence

BJP chief Amit Shah has left the Prime Minister's residence after discussing the list of new Council of Ministers.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 11:25 am:
8,000 guests to attend the ceremony

Around 8,000 guests are likely to attend the swearing-in ceremony. The guest list includes heads of BIMSTEC and neighbouring countries, Chief Ministers, movie and Bollywood stars. The BJP has also invited the families of BJP workers who lost their lives in political violence in West Bengal. Congress President Rahul Gandhi, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, fomer PM Manmohan Singh and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will also be seen.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 11:15 am:
Thailand's Special Envoy Grisada Boonrac arrives

Thailand's Special Envoy Grisada Boonrac arrives in Delhi. Thailand is one of the Members of the BIMSTEC countries.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 11:10 am:
Harsimrat Kaur Badal likely to be in new Council of Ministers

Harsimrat Kaur Badal of BJP's ally Punjab Shiromani Akali Dal will likely be given a ministerial portfolio in the 17th Lok Sabha. Badal is the Union Minister of Food Processing in the 16th Lok Sabha.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 10:55 am:
Several Delhi roads to be closed between 4-9 pm today

As per the Delhi Traffic Police advisory issued ahead of the swearing-in ceremony, several Delhi roads will be closed for movement of public between 4 pm to 9 pm today. Roads heading to Rajpath, South Avenue, North Avenue, Dara-Shikoh Road, Vijay Chowk to Rashtrapati Bhavan, and Church Road will be closed. Moreover, some roads might face congestion due to the ceremony such as Akbar road, Teen Murti Marg, Krishna Menon Marg, Shanti Path, Raisina Road and others.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 10:20 am: Amit Shah reaches Prime Minister’s residence

BJP President Amit Shah has reached PM Modi’s residentce and is going to meet Narendra Modi soon.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 10:00 am: Bhutan PM arrives in Delhi

Prime Minister of Bhutan, Lotay Tshering arrived in Delhi to attend the swearing-in ceremony.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 9:30 am: Shiv Sena declares its Minister's name

Arvind Sawant of Shiv Sena is likely to take oath as a Minister in the new Council of Ministers.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 9:00 am: PM Modi visits National War Memorial, which is dedicated to soldiers killed in service of the country. All the chiefs of Armed forces - Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and Vice Chief of Air Force Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria were present along with PM Modi.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 8:15 am: PM Modi visits Rajghat:

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 7:15 am: PM Modi visits Rajghat, Pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, Atal Bihari Vajpayee

At 7:00 am today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Rajghat to pay tribute at the memorials of Mahatma Gandhi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee, ahead of the most-awaited swearing-in ceremony, which will see several foreign dignitaries and movie stars.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 6:45 am: Names of new Council of Ministers have been kept in secrecy. The names will be revealed today. Untill then, know the Council of Ministers of 16th Lok Sabha here: Union Council of Ministers: 16th Lok Sabha

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 6:30 am: While appointing PM Modi, President Kovind asked him to advise the names of others to be appointed as the Union Council of Ministers and requested him to specify the date and time of the swearing-in ceremony.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 6:15 am: Narendra Modi appointed as PM for his second term
President Ram Nath Kovind on May 25, 2019 appointed BJP leader Narendra Modi as Prime Minister and invited him to form a new government at the Centre after exercising his powers under Article 75 (1) of the Indian Constitution.

PM Modi Swearing-In Ceremony Live Updates @ 6:00 am: After displaying a clean sweep victory and following the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha, all the parties under the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) elected senior BJP leader Narendra Modi as the leader of the alliance. Prior to that, Modi was unanimously elected as the leader of BJP party after the BJP President Amit Shah proposed his name.

The 16th Lok Sabha was dissolved on May 24, 2019 following the resignation of the PM Modi. The term of the 16th Lok Sabha will officially end on June 3, 2019.