29 new faces in council of ministersMay 27th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) As many as 29 MPs - veterans as well as youngsters - will make their debut as central ministers Thursday as part of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s 78-member-strong council of ministers.
These include former chief ministers Vilasrao Deshmukh and Farooq Abdullah, former UN undersecretary general Shashi Tharoor as well as three women MPs - Agatha Sangma, Krishna Tirath and Preneet Kaur.
The others are Mallikarjun Kharge, M.K. Azhagiri, A. Sai Prathap, Gurudas Kamat, Mahadev Khandela, Harish Rawat, K.V. Thomas, Saugata Ray, Sisir Adhikari, Sultan Ahmed, Mukul Roy, Mohan Jatua, D. Napoleon, S. Jagathrakshakan, S. Gandhiselvan, Sachin Pilot, Bharatsinh Solanki, Tusharbhai Chaudhary, Arun Yadav, Prateek Prakashbapu Patil, R.P.N Singh, Vincent Pala and Pradeep Jain.
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