Vijay Rupani was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Gujarat Governor Om Prakash Kohli at the Gandhinagar Sachivalaya Ground.
A new Bharatiya Janata Party government, led by Vijay Rupani, was on Tuesday sworn in at a grand ceremony in Gandhinagar on Tuesday. "BJP president Amit Shah and the CM and the deputy CM will decide the names of the Cabinet", a senior party leader was quoted as saying by The Hindu.
According to a study by the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Gujarat Election Watch, the self-sworn affidavits of 20 Ministers in Gujarat Assembly showed that their average assets were worth Rs 13.34 crore. Tribal leader and former Assembly speaker Ganpatsinh Vasava too took oath as Cabinet minister. The lean cabinet will give Rupani the scope for expansion later.
Another new face as cabinet minister was Ishwarbhai Parmar, who was a Minster of State in the Rupani government. Similarly, the ten ministers of state sworn-in today included five from the earlier ministry.
In forming his council of ministers - which obviously would have been vetted first by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah - Rupani has sought to rope in representatives of various communities of the state instead of chalking out a lion's share of berths for Patels to appease the Patidar community. 18 other BJP MLAs also took oath as ministers. Apart from that senior BJP leader L.K. Advani and Union Ministers were also present in the function.
The BJP retained power in Gujarat, edging past the half-way mark to clinch the sixth term in government. "We cherish these blessings and their affection", he said.
In other reports, a labourer died and two got injured while setting up a stage at New Secretariat complex for Vijay Rupani's swearing-in ceremony.
Modi, who was Gujarat's Chief Minister between 2001 and 2014, went nostalgic and shared pictures of the ceremonies when he took oath in the past.
"I would once again like to thank the people of Gujarat for giving the BJP this opportunity to serve the state". BJP chief is already in Gandhinagar to overlook the ceremony.
Party leaders believe Rupani may induct a junior minister from south Gujarat's tribal belt, where the BJP matched its strong 2012 performance. "I am confident that Gujarat will continue its forward march on road to development and prosperity under the able leadership of Rupani".
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