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How many OBC, Dalit, Tribal leaders are there in Modi cabinet, know the caste equation

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi took oath as Prime Minister for the third time today. The swearing-in ceremony is taking place today at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The Modi government’s cabinet includes 21 upper caste, 27 OBC, 10 Dalit, 5 tribal and 5 minority caste MPs. BJP has also kept the caste equation in mind while forming the cabinet. How many leaders from which caste have come in the Modi government’s cabinet? Let’s find out.

Upper caste- Amit Shah, S Jaishankar, Mansukh Mandaviya, Rajnath Singh, Jitin Prasad, Jayant Chaudhary, Dharmendra Pradhan, Ravneet Bittu, Nitin Gadkari, Piyush Goyal, Manohar Lal Khattar, Jitendra Singh, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Ram Mohan Setu, Sukanta Majumdar, including Prahlad Joshi, JP Nadda, Giriraj Singh, Lallan Singh, Satish Chandra Dubey.

OBC- CR Patil, Pankaj Chaudhary, Anupriya Patel, BL Verma, Raksha Khadse, Pratap Rao Jadhav, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Rao Indrajit Singh, Krishnapal Gurjar, Bhupendra Yadav, Bhagirath Chaudhary, Annapurna Devi, Shobha Kumaraswamy, HD Kumaraswamy. Nityanand Rai is included.

Dalits- SP Baghel, Kamlesh Paswan, Ajay Tamta, Ramdas Athawale, Virendra Kumar, Savitri Thakur, Arjun Ram Meghwal, Chirag Paswan, Jitan Ram Manjhi, Ramnath Thakur are included.

Tribals- Joel Orav, Shripad Yesso Naik, Sarbananda Sonowal.

After taking oath as Prime Minister for the third time, Narendra Modi has equaled the record of the country’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Senior BJP leaders like Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari have become cabinet ministers for the third consecutive time.

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, former Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, Piyush Goyal have also taken oath for the third term of the Modi government. Apart from this, Dharmendra Pradhan, Lalan Singh, Virendra Kumar etc. have also been made cabinet ministers.

In the Lok Sabha election results declared on June 4, BJP has emerged as the largest party. Although the majority figure was wrong, this year NDA again got majority. BJP won 240 seats while Congress won 99 seats. This year Nitish Kumar’s JDU, Telugu Desam Party are with NDA.

Pratik Mehta

Pratik Mehta

I am Pratik Mehta, a passionate business news writer dedicated to covering economic trends, market analysis, and corporate developments.

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