In the recent Azamgarh and Rampur by Lok Sabha polls in UP, Naqvi played a vital role in ensuring the victory of BJP candidates.
Irani was assigned the charge of the Ministry of Minority Affairs, in addition to her existing portfolio of Minister for Women and Child Development.
Sources in BJP said the PM appreciated Naqvi’s performances as Minister for Minority Affairs and his contribution as a Rajya Sabha member for three terms.
Cabinet Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has been assigned the charge of the Ministry of Steel, in addition to his existing portfolio.
The opposition has been accusing the BJP of not giving adequate representation to Muslims, but the saffron party has maintained that its MPs work for all communities.
Prime Minister Modi is learnt to have lauded both Union ministers Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Ram Chandra Prasad Singh's work during the Cabinet meeting today.
From the ruling NDA, three names from the Muslim community and one from the Sikhs are doing the rounds for the post of the second highest constitutional position, the Vice President.
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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that out of every 10 Muslims living in the world, one Muslim lives in India with equal socio-economic, educational, religious and constitutional rights.
The Rampur LS seat has been vacated by Azam Khan and the bypoll on this seat is scheduled on June 23.
All of them are outgoing members of the Rajya Sabha and were expected to be renominated. Congress leader RPN Singh, who had recently joined the BJP, has also lost out.
He claimed that the Congress is now not acceptable even in a "mohalla (locality)" due to its "negative feudal mindset".
Prominent among those retiring are Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Congress leaders Ambika Soni, Jairam Ramesh and Kapil Sibal, and BSP's Satish Chandra Misra.
Naqvi said participation and cooperation of the common people, villagers and promptness of panchayat and the district administration have played an important role in opening of the grand pond.
AAP MLA of the area Amanatullah Khan had on Monday accused that the BJP of using the municipality to "spoil" the environment in Shaheen Bagh and indulging in "Hindu-Muslim rhetoric".
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The CM thanked Union Minister for Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi for the same. Stalin had earlier flagged the matter with Prime Minster Narendra Modi as well.
Senior BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said, for some people, secularism is a "political deceit device" to grab votes, but for the BJP, secularism is a "draft of inclusive development".
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In a long series of tweets, Naz Shah said the rising tide of everyday hate and mob lynching against Muslims in India is becoming worrying.
The senior BJP leader's remarks came after All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader Asaduddin Owaisi alleged that "one-sided action" is being taken in the Jahangirpuri violence case.
As part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, 700 craftsmen from 30 States are presenting will exhibit their handicrafts at the exposition.