Amit Shah takes charge as Union Home Minister
New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah Saturday took charge as the Union Home Minister, two days after he was sworn-in following a landslide victory of the saffron party-led NDA.
Shah was received at the North Block office of the home ministry by Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba and other senior officials.
The home minister is also holding a meeting with the officials to familiarise with the issues concerning the ministry, an official said.
Two newly appointed Ministers of state for home – G K Reddy and Nityananda Rai – also took charge Saturday.