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Vijay Rupani Becomes Chief Minister of Gujarat for The Second Time

Picture Courtesy : NewsNation
Picture Courtesy : NewsNation

After his party the BJP won a  stunning sixth term,  Vijay Rupani was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Gujarat for the second consecutive term. Rupani, 61, and his deputy Nitin Patel were administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor O P Kohli at the Helipad Ground inside New Secretariat complex in Gandhinagar.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and chief ministers of other BJP-ruled states attended the ceremony. Among the attendees were senior BJP leader like LK Advani, Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

A total of 20 ministers took oath. In accordance with the constitutional mandate, the Gujarat government can have a maximum of 27 ministers in the 182-member assembly. The BJP won 99 seats in the assembly polls held on December 9 and 14.

 

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