Union Minister of External Affairs, S Jaishankar officially joins the BJP from Gujarat. The party’s President JP Nadda was present during the formal registration as a party member. S Jaishankar was an IFS Officer whose addition to Modi’s cabinet was unexpected. His experience as the Foreign Secretary adds to the suitability of his position in the External Affairs Ministry. Jaishankar was required to join the party within six months of being instated into the office of a Union Minister.
- 24 Jun 2019