Annapurna Devi

Annapurna Devi appointed union cabinet minister for Women and Child Development

Previously held by BJP's former MP from Amethi, Smriti Irani, the portfolio now transitions to Devi following Irani's defeat in the Lok Sabha elections against Congress's Kishori Lal Sharma by a margin of 1.5 lakh votes.

Nari Shakti 3.0: Seven female ministers join Modi’s third term cabinet

Seven women, including two in Cabinet roles, have been inducted into the new council of ministers as Prime Minister Narendra Modi commenced his third consecutive term.