The Hush Post| 7:04 pm|one-minute-read|
Narendra Modi took the oath of office for the second consecutive term at the Rashtrapati Bhawan today evening. He was administered the oath of office by the President of India Ramnath Kovind. He is the 16th Prime Minister of the country.
PM Modi was followed by Rajnath Singh. Singh was the home minister in the outgoing cabinet.
Gadkari was followed by former Karnataka CM DV Sadanand Gowda.
Gowda was followed by Nirmala Sitharaman, the former union defence minister.
Ram Bilas Paswan was the next to take the oath of office. Paswan is the president of the Lok Janshakti Party.
Paswan was followed by Narendra Singh Tomar from Gwalior Madhya Pradesh.
Tomar was followed by Ravi Shankar Prasad.
Prasad was followed by Bhathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
Harsimrat was followed by Thawar Chand Gehlaut.
Gehlaut was followed by ex-foreign minister Subramanium Jaishankar.
Ramesh Pokhriyal was the next to take the oath of office and secrecy.
Pokhriyal was followed by Arjun Munda, the Jharkhand MP.
Smriti Zubin Irani was the next to be administered the oath of office.
Smriti Irani was followed by Dr Harshwardhan.
Next to be administered the oath of office was Prakash Jawedkar. Jawedkar was the Union Human Resource Minister in the previous government.
Jawedkar was followed by Piyush Goyal. Goyal was the railway minister and also temporarily held the charge of union minister of finance.
Dharmendra Pradhan was the next to be administered the oath.
Pradhan was followed by Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey from Chandauli, Uttar Pradesh. Pandey was followed by Arvind Sawant of the Shiv Sena.
Sawant was followed by Giriraj Singh.
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat was the next to be sworn in as a minister.
MINISTER OF STATE WITH INDEPENDENT CHARGE
Rao Inderjit Singh
Dr Jitendra Singh
Raj Kumar Singh
Hardeep Singh Puri
Mansukh Lal Mandaviya
Ministers of State (Under cabinet ministers)
Ashwini Kumar Choubey
Gen VK Singh (retd)
Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti
Sanjeev Kumar Balyan
Sanjay Samrao Dhotre
Rattan Lal Kataria
Pratap Chandra Sarangi