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Minister of Minority Affairs (India)

Minister of Minority Affairs
Hindi: अल्पसंख्यंक कार्य मंत्री
Incumbent
Najma Heptullah

since 26 May 2014
Ministry of Minority Affairs
Member of Cabinet of India
Appointer President
on the advice of the Prime Minister
Inaugural holder A. R. Antulay
Formation 29 January 2006[1]

The Minister of Minority Affairs is the head of the Ministry of Minority Affairs and one of the cabinet ministers of the Government of India.[2] Currently Najma Heptullah holds the office, who assumed it on 26 May 2014.

List of Ministers of Minority Affairs

The ministry was formed on 29 January 2006,[1] with A. R. Antulay being the first Minister.
Name Term of office Party Prime Minister
A. R. Antulay[3] 29 January 2006 2009 Indian National Congress
(United Progressive Alliance)
Manmohan Singh
Salman Khurshid[4][5] 2009 28 October 2012
K. Rahman Khan 2012 2014
Najma Heptullah 26 May 2014 Incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party
(National Democratic Alliance)
Narendra Modi

References

  1. ^ a b About the Ministry, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India
  2. ^ Organizational Setup, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India
  3. ^ Fourteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: Antulay,Shri Abdul Rehman
  4. ^ Fifteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: Khurshid,Shri Salman
  5. ^ Khurshid was Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) till 19 January 2011, then became Union Cabinet Minister

External links

  • Official Website, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India
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