He held a number of ministerial positions between 1953 and 1965.
In 2005 he was appointed to his current ministerial position.
He lost his ministerial position following the 1992 elections and did not return to politics.
He did not hold a party, parliamentary or ministerial position.
The person hold any office of profit in the Union or state government(s), other than a ministerial position.
He never sought and even refused the offer of a ministerial position.
He retained his seat in the 1969 election, but was not given a ministerial position.
Women now make up 30% of the workforce and even serve in ministerial positions.
But they have not been able to agree on how to divide up important ministerial positions.
This was a ministerial position but not a full cabinet portfolio.