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Piyush Goyal is new Railways minister, replaces Suresh Prabhu

September 03, 2017 12:44 PM

NEW DELHI: Power Minister Piyush Goyal, newly elevated to cabinet rank , was on Sunday given charge of the railway ministry.

  • Goyal replaces Suresh Prabhu who had offered to resign after a spate of train accidents in the last month

  • Analysts said the BJP leadership felt Goyal has done a competent job in implementing reforms in the power and coal sectors

  • Earlier on Sunday, Prabhu thanked all his railway ministry colleagues in a tweet.



Goyal replaces Suresh Prabhu  who had offered to resign after a spate of train accidents in the last month.

Analysts said the BJP leadership felt Goyal has done a competent job in implementing reforms in the power and coal sectors.

Earlier on Sunday, Prabhu thanked all his railway ministry colleagues in a tweet.

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