The Hindu - NEW DELHI,December 20, 2011
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday introduced the newly inducted Minister, Ajit Singh, in Parliament.
The Prime Minister first introduced the Minister in Rajya Sabha and then in the Lok Sabha. Members of both the Houses greeted him with thumping of desks. Mr. Singh, chief of the Rashtriya Lok Dal, was sworn in as Cabinet Minister on Sunday and given Civil Aviation.
Earlier, after taking charge, Mr. Singh said that Civil Aviation was a “sensitive” portfolio.
He held a meeting with top officials of his Ministry at the Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan.