Nishith Pramanik, 35, was in the Trinamool Congress two years ago in 2019. Before the Lok Sabha elections, he left the TMC and took the BJP flag. Now he has become the youngest minister to be included in the Narendra Modi cabinet. Nishith Pramanik has taken the oath of office at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
This name is also included in the list of youngest ministers
Apart from Nishith Pramanik, many other young faces have also become ministers in the Modi cabinet. Among them, 38-year-old Shantanu Thakur, 40-year-old Anupriya Singh Patel, 42-year-old Bharti Praveen Pawar, 44-year-old L Murugin and 45-year-old John Barla are prominent. Neesith Pramanik, Shantanu Thakur and John Borla are all MPs from West Bengal.
13 ministers resigned before cabinet expansion
Ahead of the cabinet expansion before the second term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, resignations have been taken from some big ministers. After Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar have also resigned. So far, a total of 13 ministers of the Modi government have resigned, out of which Thawarchand Gehlot has been made the governor of Karnataka a day earlier.