Politics Rajnath Singh added to six committees after controversial exclusion Updated : June 07, 2019 09:28 AM IST Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is the de facto number two in the cabinet who was not part of the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs and the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs. The move about Singh came amid speculation that he was unhappy over not being given his due in the formation of the panels. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's name figured in all but one of the committees. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.