New Delhi: Rajnath Singh took charge of the Ministry of Defense on Saturday and immediatelyhe held a meeting with the top military officers. Defense Minister Shripad Yasho Naik, Defense Secretary Sanjay Mitra and senior officials of the Ministry welcomed Rajnath Singh.
Rajnath Singh held a meeting with Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Air Force Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa and newly appointed Navy Chief Karmibir Singh. Other senior officials of the Ministry including the Defense Secretary were present in the meeting. Amit Shah has also assumed the charge of Home Minister on Saturday. Home Minister Amit Shah thanked PM Modi after taking charge.
Amit Shah said, "I will work for the safety and welfare of the people in the efficient leadership of PM Narendra Modi. Thanks to PM Modi for believing in me. The security of the country and the welfare of its citizens will be my priority.
Earlier, after the huge victory of the BJP-led NDA's Lok Sabha elections in 2019, he took oath as the cabinet minister on 30th May. The BJP had won a huge victory with winning 303 Lok Sabha seats in this election.