Khattar sworn in

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah, Union Ministers and CMs of BJP-ruled states attended the ceremony.

October 26, 2014 12:59 pm | Updated November 16, 2021 07:17 pm IST - Panchkula

Manohar Lal Khattar being administered oath of office by Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki. Photo: Akhilesh Kumar

Manohar Lal Khattar being administered oath of office by Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki. Photo: Akhilesh Kumar

Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Sunday administered the oath of office and secrecy to Manohar Lal Khattar who became the tenth Chief Minister of Haryana at a ceremony witnessed by an unprecedented crowd and a galaxy of dignitaries. Nine Ministers, including six of Cabinet rank, were also sworn in.

The 60-year-old now leads the first-ever BJP government in Haryana. He is a first-time legislator, who won the Karnal seat. He is the first non-Jat Chief Minister in almost two decades and the first Punjabi to hold the post.

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