Haryana

MANOHAR LAL KHATTER SWORN IN AS CHIEF MINISTER FOR SECOND TERM, DUSHAYANT CHAUTALA AS DEPUTY CM

October 27, 2019 06:23 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

The BJP's Manoharlal Khattar took oath as the Chief Minister of Haryana for a second term on Sunday on the auspicious day of Diwali today. He took oath alongwith his Deputy Mr. Dushyant Chautala, the chief of Jannayak Janta Party (JJP). Governor of Haryana Satya Naryan administered oath at Raj Bhawan in a impressive function.

Among those present on the occasion included Punjab Governor and Administrator of UT, Chandigarh Mr. V.P. Singh Badnore, National Working President of BJP, Mr. Jagat Prakash Nadda, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Mr. Jai Ram Thakur, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Mr. Trivendra Singh Rawat, Union Rural development Minister, Mr. Narendra Singh Tomar,  In-charge of party affairs in Haryana and  Rajya Sabha MP,  Dr. Anil Jain, General Secretary of BJP, Mr. B.L. Santhosh, Union Minter of State namely Mr. Krishan Pal Gurjar and Mr. Rattan Lal Kataria, former Chief Minister Punjab, Mr. Parkash Singh Badal, former Chief Minister Haryana, Mr. Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Members of Parliament, newly elected MLAs, former Ministers and MLAs, Haryana Chief Secretary Mrs. Keshni Anand Arora and other senior officers of the State Government.

Congress's Bhupinder Hooda also attended the ceremony. The BJP, which has 40 seats, has entered a deal with Dushyant Chautala's Jannayak Janta Party or JJP, which won 10 seats in the recently concluded assembly elections. The JJP chief had met BJP president Amit Shah on Friday night and reaches in a mutual understandings agreed to accept the post of Deputy Chief Minister.

Seven independent MLAs including Gopal Kanda former Haryana Home Minister,  have also extended support to the BJP, helping it reach a tally of 57 seats in the 90-member house.

The alliance staked claim to form government yesterday at a meeting with Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya. The Congress, which initially invited Dusyant Chautala to form government, dropped out of the race when he failed to respond.

The BJP's tally was seen as a low for a party that won all 10 parliamentary seats in the national elections earlier this year, and was hoping to cross 75 seats in the state. Eight of 10 ministers from the party lost the election.In his congratulatory message, PM Modi attributed the victory to Mr Khattar's efforts and said these days, it is no mean achievement for a party to get consecutive terms in power in a state.

Dushyant Chautala's father Ajay Chautala, who was in Tihar jail after his conviction in a teachers recruitment scam, was released from jail this morning on a two-week parole to celeberate the victory of his son. Dushayant launched his party 11 months ago after frictions with his uncle Abhay Chautala Chief if INLD.

Chandigarh (Face2News)

 The BJP's Manoharlal Khattar took oath as the Chief Minister of Haryana for a second term on Sunday on the auspicious day of Diwali today. He took oath alongwith his Deputy Mr. Dushyant Chautala, the chief of Jannayak Janta Party (JJP). Governor of Haryana Satya Naryan administered oath at Raj Bhawan in a impressive function.

Utterkhand and Himachal Chief Minister also attended oath ceremony. The ceremony was attended by a number of central and state ministers and senior BJP leaders. The list included Union minister JP Nadda, Akali Dal chief Parkash Singh Badal, his son and senior party leader  Sukhbir Badal. Congress's Bhupinder Hooda also attended the ceremony. The BJP, which has 40 seats, has entered a deal with Dushyant Chautala's Jannayak Janta Party or JJP, which won 10 seats in the recently concluded assembly elections. The JJP chief had met BJP president Amit Shah on Friday night and reaches in a mutual understandings agreed to accept the post of Deputy Chief Minister.

Seven independent MLAs including Gopal Kanda former Haryana Home Minister,  have also extended support to the BJP, helping it reach a tally of 57 seats in the 90-member house.

The alliance staked claim to form government yesterday at a meeting with Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya. The Congress, which initially invited Dusyant Chautala to form government, dropped out of the race when he failed to respond.

The BJP's tally was seen as a low for a party that won all 10 parliamentary seats in the national elections earlier this year, and was hoping to cross 75 seats in the state. Eight of 10 ministers from the party lost the election.In his congratulatory message, PM Modi attributed the victory to Mr Khattar's efforts and said these days, it is no mean achievement for a party to get consecutive terms in power in a state.

Dushyant Chautala's father Ajay Chautala, who was in Tihar jail after his conviction in a teachers recruitment scam, was released from jail this morning on a two-week parole to celeberate the victory of his son. Dushayant launched his party 11 months ago after frictions with his uncle Abhay Chautala Chief if INLD.

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