New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Union Minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir on Monday took charge as Minister of State in the Home Ministry while Jaswantsinh Bhabhor assumed office as MoS in the Tribal Affairs Ministry.
A Ministry of Home Affairs release said that Ahir is an agriculturist by profession and a four-time Member of Parliament. He represents Chandrapur constituency in Maharashtra and was MoS (Chemicals & Fertilisers) before being moved to the Home Ministry.
Bhabhor, who was inducted into the government during the cabinet expansion and reshuffle last week, represents Dahod in Gujarat and was elected five times to the state Assembly before being elected to the Lok Sabha.
Bhabhor told the media here that he would to fulfil the expectations of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
He said he will work for the development of the tribal community in the country, particularly for construction of roads, schools and other infrastructure and also work for the conservation of tribal arts and culture.