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Lean government lost as Modi swells cabinet

Narenda Modi with expanded cabinet

By: Eastern Eye Staff

INDIA’S prime minister Narendra Modi brought 19 new junior ministers into the government on Tuesday (5), saying it would strengthen his cabinet’s ability to deliver on promises made in the budget. It was the second time the prime minister has rejigged his cabinet since taking power in 2014, although Tuesday’s announcements saw no changes made to key portfolios, such as finance, defence, foreign and home affairs. “Congrats to newly sworn-in colleagues. Let’s work together to bring a positive difference & for #TransformingIndia,” Modi tweeted. Environment minister Prakash Javadekar was promoted to cabinet rank and 19 new ministers took their oaths…

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