Modi Cabinet reshuffle: Faggan Singh Kulaste takes oath as minister

Kulaste represents the Mandla constituency of Madhya Pradesh.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: July 5, 2016 12:17 pm
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BJP MP Faggan Singh Kulaste, who represents the Mandla constituency of Madhya Pradesh, took oath as a Cabinet Minister today at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Kulaste’s name had figured in the 2008 cash-for-vote scandal. He was jailed for two months over a sting operation exposing what was called the cash-for-vote before the trust vote of the Manmohan Singh-led UPA government in 2008. However, a court in Delhi had acquitted him in the case.

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Along with Kulaste, 18 others were inducted into the ministry today in the latest Cabinet reshuffle. This is second expansion of the Modi Cabinet in the last two years.

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