Wednesday, February 22, 2012

a list of the
14 ministers of the
First Cabinet,[2][3][4][5]
Name Portfolio Comments
Jawaharlal
Nehru External
Affairs,
Commonwealth
Relations,
Scientific
Research Prime
Minister
Sardar
Vallabhabhai
Patel Home,
Information
and
Broadcasting,
States
Dr. Rajendra
Prasad Food and
Agriculture President
Maulana Abul
kalam Azad Education Muslim
John Mathai Railways and
Transport Christian
Sardar
Baldev Singh defence Sikh
Babu
Jagajivan
Ram Labour Born in
" Dalit" Cast
Cooverji
Hormusji
Bhabha Commerce
Member of
Parsi
community
Rafi Ahmed
Kidwai Communication Muslim
Rajkumari
Amrit Kaur Health First
woman in
Indian
Cabinet,
Christian
Dr. B.R.
Ambedkar Law
Born in
" Dalit" Cast,
Known
Adversary
of
Congress.[1]
R. K.
Shanmukham
Chetty Finance Known
Adversary
of
Congress.[1]
Syama
Prasad
Mookerjee Industries and
Supplies Known
Adversary
of
Congress.[1]
N.V. Gadgil Works, Mines
and Power