Arunachal Pradesh MP, Kiren Rijiju assumed office as the new Union Minister of Law and Justice on Thursday. . Arunachal Pradesh MP, Kiren Rijiju was elevated to the cabinet and appointed the new Union Law Minister yesterday. .[BREAKING] Kiren Rijiju appointed new Union Law Minister.Rijiju a law graduate from the Campus Law Centre, Delhi University succeeds Ravi Shankar Prasad who had resigned in the Cabinet reshuffle in the cabinet reshuffle of the Modi government.Before being appointed Law Minister, Rijiju was the Union Minister of State for AYUSH, Youth Affairs and Sports and Minority Affairs.