Bhupendra Patel takes oath as 18th Chief Minister of Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeting the new Chief Minister of Gujarat Bhupendra Patel Dec. 12, 2022. Photo Twitter @bhupendrapbjp

Gandhinagar : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Bhupendra Patel on Monday December 12, 2022, took the oath of office as the 18th Chief Minister of Gujarat. This begins his second straight term as the Chief Minister. His first term began September 13, 2021. .

The swearing-in ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Chief Ministers of BJP-led states.

The oath was administered by Governor Acharya Devvrat at the helipad ground inside the new secretariat complex in Gandhinagar this afternoon.


Kanubhai Mohanlal Desai, Rushikesh Ganeshbhai Patel, Patel Raghavjibhai Hansrajbhai, Balvantsinh Chandan Singh Rajput, Kunwarji Mohanbhai Babariya, Mulubhai Haridasbhai Bera, Kuberbhai Mansukhbhai Dindor, Bhanuben Manoharbhai Babariya, Harsh Rameshkumar Sanghvi, Jagdish Vishwakarma, Purshottambhai Solanki, Khabar Bachubhai Maganbhai, Mukeshbhai Patel, Bhikhusinh Parmar, Praful Pansheriya, Kunwarjibhai Halpati also took oath in the Gujarat cabinet.

Notably, there has always been a strong contest between the BJP and Congress in Gujarat, but this time around, Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) entry made this election an interesting one.



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