Modi Cabinet reshuffle: 19 new faces inducted, Twitter reacts

Modi Cabinet Reshuffle: New ministers inducted into the cabinet, top four posts remain untouched.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 5, 2016 12:07 pm
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After months of speculation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inducted new ministers in his Cabinet at a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

The Narendra Modi government was expected to bring in nineteen new faces, along with a minor reshuffle in the existing council. The top four – Finance, Home, External Affairs and Defence – were not touched.

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The reshuffle was done keeping in mind the upcoming UP elections.

Here are the top Twitter reactions to the much awaited cabinet reshuffle.

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Sushma Swaraj tweeted earlier in the day about her being unable to attend the cabinet reshuffle ceremony and followed it up with an advice to the media.

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    Col (RETD)
    Jul 5, 2016 at 10:05 am
    Congratulations to new ministers. The council of ministers will perform well. Best of luck for all.
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      yash sehgal
      Jul 5, 2016 at 8:21 am
      Kahin ki eent, kahin ka roda..lt;br/gt;Caste dharam ka naata joda..lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;What's the difference b/w Congress n BJPlt;br/gt;Same old formula of caste n religion
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