By - 8 July 2021
8 July 2021
Mr Pradhan will succeed Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' as the Education Minister, who resigned earlier in the day citing health reasons. Subhas Sarkar, a seasoned war horse of the BJP in West Bengal, is MP from Bankura and will now be the Minister of State for Education.
New Delhi: Dharmendra Pradhan was on Wednesday inducted as India's new Education Minister while Annapurna Devi, Subhas Sarkar and Rajkumar Ranjan Singh will be the new Ministers of State for Education. Son of former union minister of state for surface transport, Debendra Pradhan, Dharmendra was Petroleum Minister in the previous Cabinet. Mr Pradhan became an MP in 2004 after successfully contesting from the Deogarh parliamentary constituency.