Cabinet reshuffle: Anurag Thakur appointed new sports and youth affairs, I&B minister
Thakur will succeed Kiren Rijiju in the Sports and Youth Affairs Ministry
He will replace Prakash Javadekar in Information and Broadcasting Ministry
Anurag Thakur, who took the oath of office and secrecy as one of the new Cabinet ministers, has been given charge of Sports and Youth Affairs Ministry, as well as Information and Broadcasting Ministry. Earlier, the former ministry was under Kiren Rijiju, who was elevated to the position of Cabinet Minister today along with Thakur. In the latter, the Hamirpur MP will succeed Prakash Javadekar, who stepped down ahead of cabinet reshuffle.