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Home Minister Amit Shah during a meeting with former MP Thupstan Chhewang, former MP Thiksay Rinpoche, former Minister Chering Dorjay Lakrook & other public representatives of Union Territory of Ladakh, in New Delhi. Also seen are MoS for Home Affairs G. Kishan Reddy and Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually interacts with various fitness enthusiasts during Fit India Dialogue on the first anniversary of Fit India Movement, in New Delhi.

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Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju addresses a webinar on ‘New Education Policy-2020, in New Delhi.

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Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju speaks during the foundation stone laying function for a sports complex at NDS Stadium in Leh.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju after paying floral tribute to 'The Wizard of Indian Hockey' Major Dhyan Chand on his 115th birth anniversary and National Sports Day, at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju pays floral tribute to 'The Wizard of Indian Hockey' Major Dhyan Chand on his 115th birth anniversary and National Sports Day, at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Jitendra Singh felicitates youth belonging to Minority communities, who have been selected in Civil Services 2019 with the assistance of Minority Affairs Ministry’s free-coaching programmes, at Antyodaya Bhawan in New Delhi. Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs & Sports and MoS, Minority Affairs Kiren Rijiju are also seen.

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Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju and Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri (L) during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind releases a publication during a virtual event organized by the International Buddhist Confederation on the occasion of the Dharma Chakra Diwas, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Union Minister of Tourism and Culture Prahlad Singh Patel (R) and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju (2nd from L) are also seen.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju arrives at Parliament during the ongoing Budget Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijuju and Boxer Vijendra Singh play arm wrestling during an event at a stadium in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of Petroleum, Natural Gas & Steel Dharmendra Pradhan, Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik, and Union Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Kiren Rijiju during the opening ceremony of the Khelo India University Games in Cuttack

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Union Minister of Petroleum, Natural Gas & Steel Dharmendra Pradhan, Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik, and Union Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Kiren Rijiju during the opening ceremony of the Khelo India University Games in Cuttack.

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Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Kiren Rijiju rides on a ITBP snow scooter during his visit in Auli.

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New Delhi: Fron row- Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh (C-L), Minister for Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda (2nd R), Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports (Independent Charge) and Minority Affairs Kiren Rijiju (R), Minister of State for Defence Shripad Yesso Naik (2nd L) and Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Renuka Singh (L) at an interaction with the Tribal Guests, NCC Cadets, NSS Volunteers and Tableaux Artists, who would be a part of the 71st Republic Day parade, in New Delhi

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Sports Ministers Kiren Rijiju meets young players during inauguration of an indoor sports hall at Bhagwati Nagar in Jammu.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju (L) along with the winners, gold medallist Derara Hurisa (C), silver medal winner Ayele Abshero (2nd L) and bronze medal winner Birhanu Teshome during the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2020, in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari inaugurates the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2020, in Mumbai.

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Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju and Bollywood actor Sunil Shetty being felicitated with traditional 'assamese japi' (hat) and 'gamocha' during the ongoing third edition of Khelo India Youth Games 2020, at SAI sports complex in Guwahati.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurates the statue of Swami Vivekananda on his 158th birth anniversary during 23rd National Youth Festival in Lucknow. Minister of State (Independent Charge) Kiren Rijiju is also seen.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju wave at the contingents taken part in the 3rd Khelo India Youth Games 2020 at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and Boxer MC Mary Kom pose for photographs during the launch ceremony of the 1st Khelo India Spicejet flight, in New Delhi.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju with boxer MC Mary Kom and SpiceJet CEO Ajay Singh during the launch ceremony of the 1st Khelo India Spicejet flight, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Kiren Rijiju visit a house during door -to- door campaign on CAA at Thiruvananthapuram.

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Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju address the 80th All India university athletic Championship meet at Swaraj maidan in Moodabidri Near Mangaluru.

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Boxing great MC Mary Kom and sports minister Kiren Rijiju during a promotional programme. Kom is also a Member of the Parliament (Rajya Sabha). Photo: PTI

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju wearing boxing gloves poses with World Champion boxer Mary Kom for photographs at Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju felicitates Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty as he is appointed as the brand ambassador of National Doping Agency (NADA), in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports and Minister of State for Minority Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, cooks Naga Food on the seventh day of the Hornbill festival at the Naga Heritage village Kisama, some 15 kms away from Kohima, Nagaland

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Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports and Minister of State for Minority Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, addresses during the Hornbill festival at the Naga Heritage village Kisama, some 15 kms away from Kohima, Nagaland

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju wears a traditional attire on the seventh day of the Hornbill festival at the Naga Heritage village Kisama, some 15 kms away from Kohima, Nagaland.

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Union MoS for Sports and Youth Affairs Kiran Rijiju in a group photo with the Indian Kho Kho team after their golden finish at the 13th South Asian Championships (SAG) in Nepal, in New Delhi.

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Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports (Independent Charge) and Minority Affairs Kiren Rijiju participates in the 50th Plog Run, at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, in New Delhi.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, Athlete Hima Das, Boxer Lovlina Borgohain and Heptathlete Swapna Barman during the launch of jersey of Khelo India Youth Games 2020, in Guwahati.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju presents the award to the winners, at the valedictory function of the 65th SGFI National Boxing under-14 (Boys) Championship 2019, at JNV Campus, Karnal.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju (C), Arjuna awardee Indian sprinter Muhammed Anas Yahiya (2R), shotputter Tejinderpal Singh Toor (R), Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardee wrestler Bajrang Punia (3L) and Dronacharya awardee Mohinder Singh Dhillon (2L) pose for a group photograph at Sports Authority Of India office, in New Delhi.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju addresses the media during the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi,

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Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Minister of State for Minority Affairs Kiren Rijiju during the inauguration of 'Hunar Haat', organised by Ministry of Minority Affairs from 14th to 27th Nov, 2019, at India International Trade Fair, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

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Union Minister of Youths and Sports (I/C) Kiren Rijiju chairs a conference with ministers, secretaries and principal secretaries of the states/UT'S in charge of Youth Affairs and Sports, at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Minister of State for Minority Affairs Kiren Rijiju during the inauguration of 'Hunar Haat', organised by Ministry of Minority Affairs from 14th to 27th Nov, 2019, at India International Trade Fair, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

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Indian Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Kiren Rijiju, center, FIFA Chief Women's Football Officer Sarai Bareman, right, and FIFA Chairman & LOC Chairman Praful Patel attend the unveiling of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup India 2020 Official Emblem in Mumbai

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah flags off the 'Run For Unity' from Delhi's National Stadium on the occasion of 144th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah flags off the 'Run For Unity' from Delhi's National Stadium on the occasion of 144th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah during the flag off ceremony of 'Run For Unity' from Delhi's National Stadium on the occasion of 144th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, in New Delhi. Also seen are Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and others.

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Indians, rejoice! At last we have politicians who can meet the bare-chested, muscle-flexing Vladimir Putin on a judo mat. We’re talking about Arunachal CM Pema Khandu (on the wheels of an all-terr­ain quad), who took Union minister Kiren Rijiju on a 107-km off-road trip from Penga Teng Tso Lake to Mago, crossing an altitude of 15,600 feet. Their machinations are pointedly different.

Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports (Independent Charge) Kiren Rijiju at Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research in Chennai.

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Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports (Independent Charge) Kiren Rijiju at Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research in Chennai.

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Union Minister of Sports Kiren Rijiju and Depli Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia at the 15th Delhi Half Marathon, at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi

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Union Minister for Sports Kiren Rijiju hands over the Winner's Trophy to players of Bengal Warriors after they defeated Delhi Dabbang KC during the finals of the seventh edition of Pro-Kabaddi league, in Ahmedabad. Bengal Warriors beat Dabbang Delhi 39-34.

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Defending champion Andamlak Belihu retains his men's title at the 15th Delhi Half Marathon, at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi.

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Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju addresses the 'India Sports Summit', in New Delhi.

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Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports Kiren Rijiju takes part in the 'Fit India Plog Run' after flagging it off on the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, in New Delhi. Wrestler Bajrang Punia and other athletes are also seen.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju in a group photograph with the World Wrestling Championships medal winning wrestlers Ravi Dahiya, Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat and Deepak Punia at SAI Head Office in New Delhi.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju in a group photograph with the World Wrestling Championships medal winning wrestlers Ravi Dahiya, Rahul Aware, Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat and Deepak Punia after felicitating them at SAI Head Office in New Delhi.

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Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju presents cheques to boxers Amit Phogal and Manish Kaushik after winning silver and bronze medals respectively during the World Boxing Championship in Russia, in New Delhi.

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Union minister and BJP leader Kiren Rijiju felicitates writer and former Assam Sahitya Sabha president Lakhinandan Bora at his residence in Guwahati.

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Mongolia's President Khaltmaagiin Battulga being received by Minister of State Kiren Rijiju on his arrival at AFS Palam in New Delhi, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. Battulga is on a five-day state visit to India.

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Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, MoS Jal Shakti Rattan Lal Kataria flag off ‘The Great Ganga Run’, at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. Secretary, Ministry of Jal Shakti UP Singh is also seen.

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Home Minister Amit Shah with Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju (3rd L), DDCA President Rajat Sharma (2nd L), Indian cricket team coach Ravi Shastri (L) and team members in a group photo during an event to rename Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium to 'Arun Jaitley Stadium' at DDCA's Annual Awards function, in New Delhi.

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Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises and Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal, MP's and staff members take a pledge in the presence of Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla (unseen) during the 'Fit India Movement' at Parliament House, in New Delhi

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, senior ministers and other MP's run during the 'Fit India Movement' at Parliament House, in New Delhi

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Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju in a group photo with members of the Indian shooting team that returned from the ISSF Rifle and Pistol World Cup in Rio De Janeiro, in New Delhi.

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Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju meets with members of the Indian shooting team that returned from the ISSF Rifle and Pistol World Cup in Rio De Janeiro, in New Delhi.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju meets World Champion PV Sindhu and Chief National coach Pullela Gopichand at his residence, in New Delhi.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju takes stock of the National Dope Testing Laboratory, which was recently suspended for 6 months by World Anti-Doping Agence, in New Delhi.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju meets World Champion PV Sindhu at his residence, in New Delhi. Sindhu became the first Indian to win the badminton World Championships by beating familiar rival Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in a lop-sided final in Basel, Sunday, Aug 25, 2019.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and former footballer Baichung Bhutia prepare to dive for ‘Op-Blue Freedom', an initiative taken by armed forces' veterans for adventure sports, survival training and self-defence mission, in New Delhi.

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BJP Working President JP Nadda and Union Minister Kiren Rijiju pose for a photograph with the wrestler Babita Phogat and her father Mahavir Singh Phogat after they joined the Bharatiya Janata Party at BJP headquarters, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju speaks in the Lok Sabha during the ongoing Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju with Arjuna Awardees tennis player Rohan Bopanna and cricketer Smriti Mandhana during a function at Sports Authority of India, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Youth affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju meets athletes who participated in the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship (CWC) held in Samoa, at Sports Authority of India (SAI) office, New Delhi.

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Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi and others leave after the BJP parliamentary party meeting, in New Delhi.

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Indian men's boxing contingent with Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju pose for a group photo, in NIS Patiala

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Union Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs & Sports, Kiren Rijiju meets the women’s hockey team, which won the FIH Hockey Series finals in Hiroshima, in New Delhi.

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MoS in the Ministry of Youth Affairs, Sports and Minority Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, takes oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju meets athletes at JLN stadium for morning exercise and breakfast, in New Delhi.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju wearing boxing gloves poses with World Champion boxer Mary Kom for photographs at Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi.

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju in a mock fight with World Champion boxer Mary Kom during a visit to Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi chairs a meeting at his ministry in Antyodaya Bhawan, New Delhi. MoS for Minority Affairs Kiren Rijiju is also seen.

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Newly appointed Minister of State (Independent Charge) Kiren Rijiju takes charge of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is greeted by Director General of the CRPF, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, during the inauguration and foundation stone laying ceremony of various residential and office buildings of CAPFs, CPOs and Delhi Police, in New Delhi.

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Bollywood actor Salman Khan with Union Minister Kiren Rijiju and Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu (R) rides bicycle at the conclusion of MTB Arunachal Hornbill's Flight 2018, in Mechuka, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018.

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MoS for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju interacts with a group of 40 Indian-origin youths from eight countries who are touring India under 'Know India Programme', in New Delhi.

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When he’s not driving expensive cars, Salman Khan enjoys a bit of bicycling too. Brand ambassador of breathtakingly scenic Arunachal Pradesh, he put on his cycling shoes (and a handsome Monpa jacket) for promoting the Mechuka Adventure Festival. Flanking him are Arunachal CM Pema Khandu (left) and MoS Kiren Rijiju.

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Bollywood actor Salman Khan with Union minister Kiren Rijiju and Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu rides bicycles at the conclusion of MTB Arunachal Hornbill's Flight 2018, in Mechuka.

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Bollywood actor Salman Khan with Union Minister Kiren Rijiju and Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu at the conclusion of MTB Arunachal Hornbill's Flight 2018, in Mechuka.

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Bollywood actor Salman Khan with Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu, MoS Home Kiren Rijiju and a child artist Matin Tangu, at the curtain-raiser event of MTB Arunachal Hornbill's Flight 2018, in Mechuka.

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Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju with Jeremy Lalrinnunga, gold medalist, weightlifting during the winners of the Summer Youth Olympics 2018 felicitation ceremony, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh addresses at the launch of the Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Children (CCPWC) portal, in New Delhi.

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Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal speaks with MoS Home Kiren Rijiju during 'Swachhta Hi Sewa' campaign in New Delhi.

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MoS Home Kiren Rijiju with BJP MP Meenakashi Lekhi during 'Swachhta Hi Sewa' campaign in New Delhi.

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, MoS for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and Hanraj Gangaram Ahir launch the website "Leela Hindi Prawah" during the Hindi Diwas Samaroh 2018, in New Delhi.

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and MoS for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju during the Hindi Diwas Samaroh 2018, in New Delhi.

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MoS for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju with Baba Ramdev (R) during the 5th Hartalika Teej Maha Mahotsav 2018, in New Delhi.

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American Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster calls on Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Kiren Rijiju meets MP and Chairperson of Bangladesh Tariqat Federation Al Haj Syed Nazibul Bashar Maizvandary, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju speaks to media during the ongoing Monsoon session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh during an interaction with the field level officers to review the Border Area Development Programme (BADP), in New Delhi. Ministers of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir and Kiren Rijiju are also seen.

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Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju meets Prime Minister of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh on the sidelines of the Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR), in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju during the inauguration of Buddha Jayanti Celebrations, in New Delhi.

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