July 07, 2022 11:44 am
With the resignations of Abbas Naqvi and RCP Singh on Wednesday from the union cabinet Smriti Irani and Jyotiraditya Scindia gets additional portfolios.
Smriti Irani, Women and Child Development Minister has been given the additional charge of the Ministry of Minority Affairs while Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has been given the additional charge of the Ministry of Steel.
President Ram Nath Kovind had accepted the resignations of Naqvi and Singh basis their resignations on Wednesday a day before the completion of their Rajya Sabha term. Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised their contributions during their ministerial tenure.