As the stage is placed for Narendra Modi to board upon his second innings as a Prime Minister of India, all were waiting to know what ministry will be chosen in the NDA’s new cabinet in swearing ceremony.
However, the big question was who will be the next Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Minister in the country.
Finally announced by Narendra Modi that Nitin Gadkari will proceed to handle the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. He will also be managing the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME).
Gadkari had been attributed for smooth construction and operation of bridges, flyovers, and expressways in the past cabinet. He was also recognized to have played a vital role in the implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.
Nitin Gadkari obtained the recent general elections in the Nagpur seat by beating his nearest opponent, Congress candidate, and BJP rebel Nana Patole by a border of more than 2 lakh votes
Nagpur embraces the significance for Gadkari as it’s the home ground of Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh the ideological parent of Bharatiya Janata Party, Ghadkari earned over 50 percent votes in the urban seat.
Nitin Gadkari joined politics as a student activist for the Akhil Bharatiya Vidya Parishad (ABVP) in 1976. He went on to become the president of the Bharathiya Janatha Yuva Morcha, when he was just 24 years old and also became the secretary of the BJP IN Nagpur City.
His success in 1992 in the Nagpur Municipal Corporation established his political career as a member of the BJP. He next joined the Maharashtra cabinet as the Minister for Public Works. At the age of 42, he became the Leader of the Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Council.
It was in 2014 that he contested Lok Sabha elections for the first time and succeeded from Nagpur