BJP MP Hansraj Gangaram Ahir got an early birthday gift with his induction in the Narendra Modi-led government on Sunday in apparent recognition of his role in relentlessly highlighting irregularities in coal allocation.
Sanwar Lal Jat, who was inducted in the Narendra Modi Ministry on Sunday, is a close confidant of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. Till recently, he held the Water Resources portfolio in the Rajasthan government.
Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary, who stormed the traditional Congress bastion of Banaskantha 16 years ago and maintained a strong hold over it winning the Lok Sabha seat four times, today bagged a ministerial berth at the Centre.
Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, who was sworn in as Minister of State in the Narendra Modi-led government, is a leader who helped BJP make inroads among the Dalit and backward classes in the politically-crucial state of Uttar Pradesh.
Banker to Bollywood playback singer to politician to minister in the Narendra Modi government - for 43-year-old Babul Supriyo, the youngest minister in Narendra Modi government, it has been a long and colourful journey.
Telugu Desam Party's Y S Chowdary, who joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi's council of ministers on Sunday, is popularly known as Sujana Chowdary. He is an industrialist and one of the richest MPs with assets of about Rs 190 crore.
If Jayant Sinha, son of former finance minister Yashwant Sinha, gets appointed as a junior minister for finance on Sunday, it would be one of the very rare instances of father and son getting charge of the same portfolio.