Kiren Rijiju Takes Charge Of Earth Sciences Ministry ; Avoids Questions On Removal As Law Minister

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Kiren Rijiju has  assumed charge as Earth Sciences Minister and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for giving him an opportunity to handle various portfolios.

Rijiju, who was removed as Law Minister on Thursday, refused to answer questions about his previous ministry contending that they were no longer relevant and that he looked forward to serve in the Earth Sciences Ministry.

“Don’t ask questions related to the previous ministry as they are no longer relevant,” Rijiju said to questions whether he was removed as Law Minister for his frequent run-ins with the judiciary.

“Opposition will definitely criticise me…opposition speaking against me is not a new thing…this shifting is not a punishment, this is the plan of the govt, this is the vision of PM Modi…”: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju, after taking in charge of Ministry of Earth Sciences was quoted as saying by ANI

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