Gujarat Cabinet Ministers Oath Taking Ceremony Highlights: New CM of Gujarat Bhupendra Singh Patel today inducted 24 new ministers into his council of ministers. Gujarat Governor Acharya Devavrat administered oath to new minister at the Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar. There had been suspense over ministerial faces in the backdrop of the BJP’s “no repeat” formula.
Earlier, the ruling BJP had announced that the swearing-in ceremony would be held on Wednesday afternoon and preparations for the same had started at the governor’s house in the state capital. However, the plan was later dropped all of a sudden and banners of the swearing-in ceremony were also taken down. Patel (59), a first-time MLA from Ahmedabad, took over as the new Gujarat chief minister on Monday after the sudden resignation of Vijay Rupani last Saturday.