New Delhi: Passing the GST bill in Parliament will be the government’s priority, Minister of State for Finance Santosh Gangwar said after taking charge on Wednesday.

Both Gangwar and Arjun Ram Meghwal assumed charge of their posts in the presence of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who welcomed them with bouquets.

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Gangwar, who was the Minister of State for Textiles, was shifted to the Finance Ministry by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday in a major reshuffle of his council of ministers.

Gangwar has been an MP from Bareilly. Meghwal is a former bureaucrat.

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