Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be sworn in this evening for a second straight term after his BJP’s landslide victory in the national election.
BJP president Amit Shah has made calls to leaders who will be Ministers in the new Government. Among the leaders who got the phone included Dharmendra Pradhan, Sushma Swaraj, Nirmala Sitharaman, Smriti Irani, Sadananda Gowda, Arjun Meghwal, Kiren Rijiju, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Piyush Goyal, Prakash Javadekar, Ramdas Athavale, Jitender Singh, Suresh Angadi, Babul Supriyo, Kailash Chowdhury, Prahlad Joshi and G Kishan Reddy.
He has been invited to the PM’s home at 5 pm, before the swearing-in.
Pradhan held Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry and Skill Development Entrepreneurship during the last Government.