Shri Arun Jaitely gets back Defense as Shri Manohar Parrikar goes back To Goa as CM

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Arun Jaitely
Arun Jaitely

President PRESS COMMUNIQUE

The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has accepted the resignation of Shri Manohar Parrikar, from the Council of Ministers, with immediate effect, under clause (2) of Article 75 of the Constitution.

Further, as advised by the Prime Minister, the President has directed that Shri Arun Jaitely, Cabinet Minister, shall be assigned the charge of the Ministry of Defence, in addition to his existing portfolios.