In Pics: Cabinet expansion of Modi govt

President Ram Nath Kovind administering the oath of office and secrecy to members of the Council of Ministers during the swearing ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday.

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): Ramachandra Prasad Singh takes the oath as minister during the swearing-in ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): Jyotiraditya Scindia takes the oath as minister during the swearing-in ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): Dr. Virendra Kumar takes oath as minister during swearing-in ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): Pashupati Kumar Paras takes the oath as minister during the swearing-in ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): Kiren Rijiju takes the oath as minister during the swearing-in ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): Raj Kumar Singh takes the oath as minister during the swearing-in ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): Mansukh Mandaviya takes the oath as minister during the swearing-in ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): Bhupender Yadav takes the oath as minister during the swearing-in ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): Parshottam Rupala takes the oath as minister during the swearing-in ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): G Kishan Reddy takes the oath as minister during the swearing-in ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): Pankaj Choudhary takes the oath as minister during the swearing-in ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): Rajeev Chandrasekhar takes oath as minister. during the swearing-in ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): Rajeev Chandrasekhar takes oath as minister. during the swearing-in ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): Jyotiraditya Scindia takes oath as minister during the swearing-in ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): Anurag Thakur takes oath as minister during the swearing-in ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): Sarbananda Sonowal takes oath as minister during the swearing-in ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind, administering oath to Narayan Tatu Rane during the swearing ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind, administering oath to Sarbananda Sonowal during the swearing ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind, administering oath to Jyotiraditya Scindia during the swearing ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind administering oath to Ramachandra Prasad Singh during the swearing ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind administering oath to Pashupati Kumar Paras during the swearing ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind administering oath to Sarbananda Sonowal during the swearing ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind administering oath to Jyotiraditya Scindia during the swearing ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind administering oath to Pashupati Kumar Paras during the swearing ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind administering oath to G Kishan Reddy during the swearing ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind administering oath to Anurag Singh Thakur during the swearing ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind administering oath to Ramachandra Prasad Singh during the swearing ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): Jyotiraditya Scindia takes oath as minister during the swearing-in ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

  • New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): Jyotiraditya Scindia takes oath as minister during the swearing-in ceremony as part of Union Cabinet expansion, at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)