Cabinet reshuffle: Here's what ministers said on their new portfolios

Updated:1 year, 6 months ago IST

New Delhi, Sep 03 (ANI): Eyeing 2019 General Elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hand-picked several ministers and upgraded many others in the recent Cabinet reshuffle. Talking about the portfolio, newly appointed Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said it is a big responsibility and that it is very overwhelming day for her. Newly appointed MoS Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey said he will have to take care of the responsibility given under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi. Labour and Employment Minister Santosh Gangwar expressed gratitude towards PM and said considering population of our country, employment is an important aspect. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore took oath as Sports Minister and expressed gratitude for reposing faith and giving him an important portfolio. Newly appointed Power Minister RK Singh said it is a challenge and PM and party has shown confidence in him to meet this challenge.

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