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.