Prime Minister Narendra Modi sprang a surprise on Saturday, picking former diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri and his government’s first minister from Kerala in the latest round of cabinet reshuffle.The two are among nine new ministers who will take oath on Sunday, sources said.Ashwini Kumar Choubey (Age: 64)“Ghar - Ghar me ho Shouchalaya ka nirman, Tabhi hoga Ladli Bitiya ka Kanyadaan” was a famous slogan by Choubey, a Lok Sabha MP from Bihar’s Buxar and a former health minister of the state.
The 1979 batch of the IAS, Kerala cadre, was born in a non-electrified village.
Satyapal Singh (Age: 61)The former Mumbai Police commissioner is a first-time MP.
He began his political career as a student leader in the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad and was a UP minister for eight years.
During the Emergency, Shukla was imprisoned under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA).
In 2016, Hegde was booked by the Karnataka police for hate speech.