Union ministers Najma Heptulla and GM Siddeshwara resigned, a week after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made big cabinet changes. Dr Heptulla was above 75 years in age – the ceiling for holding a cabinet post according to the unwritten rules of the party.
Dr Heptulla, the Minority Affairs Minister, was replaced by Minister of State Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who has been given independent charge. The portfolio held by Mr Siddeshwara – junior minister for Heavy Industries – will be taken over by Babul Supriyo, who was the junior minister for Urban Development.
So let’s do:
1. Name the person, who has resigned as the Minority Affairs Minister, recently?
Source – The Hindu