Khattar Takes Oath as Haryana CM, Dushyant Sworn In as Dy CM
Catch all the latest updates on the Haryana government formation here.
Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday, 27 October took oath as the chief minister of Haryana for a historic second consecutive term, along with JJP leader Dushyant Chautala as the deputy chief minister.
Shiromani Akali Dal patron Parkash Singh Badal and party leader Sukhbir Singh Badal were also present at the Raj Bhawan for the ceremony.
- BJP, in a joint press conference with JJP on Friday announced that they have formed an alliance and staked claim to form the government
- At least seven other MLAs, including the controversial Gopal Kanda, had also extended support to the BJP
- BJP won 40 seats, falling short of the majority mark by six seats
- The Congress won 31 seats, Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) 10, Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and Haryana Lokhit Party (HLP) one each
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'Couldn't Have Been a Better Diwali': Ashok Chautala
Ashok Chautala, father of Haryana Dy CM Dushyant Chautala expressed pride after the oath taking ceremony.
“What can be a better occasion for a father, than this? Congress can say anything they want to but this government will go on for five years and work for the development of Haryana. There could not have been a better Diwali than this,” he said.
Manohar Lal Khattar Takes Oath as Haryana CM, Dushyant is Dy CM
Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday, 27 October took oath as the chief minister of Haryana in a historic second consecutive term, along with JJP leader Dushyant Chautala as the deputy chief minister.
Manohar Lal Khattar, Dushyant Chautala Arrive at Raj Bhawan
Haryana CM designate Manohar Lal Khattar and deputy CM designate Dushyant Chautala arrived at Raj Bhawan to take oath.
SAD Leaders Parkash Singh Badal, Sukhbir Singh Badal Arrive at the Raj Bhawan
Shiromani Akali Dal patron Parkash Singh Badal and party leader Sukhbir Singh Badal arrive at the Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of the chief minister and deputy chief minister of the state.
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