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Smriti Irani removed as HRD minister, Javadekar gets the post


Smriti Irani was removed as the HRD minister following a cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday, with Prakash Javadekar being given the post.

Irani has been given the textiles ministry.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi rejigged his council of ministers on Tuesday, inducting 19 new ministers in an exercise aimed both at pleasing voters in states headed for elections next year as well as speeding up efforts to boost economic growth.

Five junior ministers holding the portfolios of agriculture, water resources, river development, tribal affairs and human resource development resigned to make room for the new ministers.


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