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The Modi Ministry is the Council of Ministers headed by Narendra Modi that was formed after the 2014 general election which was held in nine phases from 7 April to 12 May in 2014. The results of the election were announced on 16 May 2014 and this led to the formation of the 16th Lok Sabha. The Council assumed office on 26 May 2014. Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister and head of the Council of Ministers, had stated that his cabinet would be compact, based on the guiding principle of "minimum government and maximum governance".

21st ministry of the Republic of India
Modi cabinet pays homage to the victims of attacks on Adivasis in Assam.jpg
The cabinet, on 24 December 2014, paying homage to the victims of attacks on Adivasis in Assam.
Date formed 26 May 2014
People and organisations
Head of government Narendra Modi
Head of state Pranab Mukherjee
Member parties Bharatiya Janata Party
Lok Janshakti Party
Shiromani Akali Dal
Shiv Sena
Telugu Desam Party
Apna Dal
Republican Party of India (A)
Status in legislature Majority
History
Election(s) 2014
Legislature term(s) 5 years
Predecessor Second Manmohan Singh ministry
Successor Incumbent


The Modi Ministry is the Council of Ministers headed by Narendra Modi that was formed after the 2014 general election which was held in nine phases from 7 April to 12 May in 2014. The results of the election were announced on 16 May 2014 and this led to the formation of the 16th Lok Sabha. The Council assumed office on 26 May 2014. Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister and head of the Council of Ministers, had stated that his cabinet would be compact, based on the guiding principle of "minimum government and maximum governance".

Modi's Council of Ministers consists of seven female ministers, of whom 6 hold the rank of Cabinet minister. This is the highest number of female Cabinet ministers in any Indian government in history. The only other government to appoint more than 1 female Cabinet minister, was the first UPA government from 2004 to 2009, which had 3 female Cabinet Ministers.

According to a Gallup poll, 63% of Indians approved of their country's leadership in 2014, with 23% disapproving. The figures in 2013 were 30% approval, and 48% disapproval.

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