3 MPs from Northeast get place in PM Modi’s cabinet

Three MPs from northeast, Assam MP Rameswar Teli ( BJP ),  Arunachal Pradesh MP Kiren Rijiju (BJP) and Meghalaya MP Agatha Sangma  joined PM Modi’s new Cabinet. 


New Delhi

Assam MP Rameswar Teli ( BJP ),  Arunachal Pradesh MP Kiren Rijiju (BJP) and Meghalaya MP Agatha Sangma  joined PM Modi’s new ministry.

Teli was elected to the Lok Sabha from Dibrugarh in Assam while Rijiju was elected from Arunachal West. Agatha represents the Tura constituency in Meghalaya.

Teli is a second-time MP who defeated Congress veteran Paban Singh Ghatowar this time.

Rijiju, who was earlier a Minister of State for Home, defeated former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Take.

Agatha is from the National People’s Party (NPP) and defeated former Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma. She is the daughter of former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno Sangma.

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