BJP leader Bhupendra Patel on Monday took oath as the CM of Gujarat for a second straight term along with a 16-member Council of Ministers. He was administered the oath as the 18th CM by Governor Acharya Devvrat. BJP has won its 7th straight term in office in Gujarat. 

    

Bhupendra Patel, other ministers take oath as BJP forms Gujarat govt for 7th straight time

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BJP leader Bhupendra Patel on Monday took oath as the Chief Minister of Gujarat for a second straight term at a star-studded ceremony in Gandhinagar along with a 16-member Council of Ministers, which included one woman, and later allocated portfolios to his team members, keeping home and revenue with himself.

WHO?

Patel (60) was administered the oath as the 18th Chief Minister by Governor Acharya Devvrat at a grand ceremony.

The ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, members of the Union Cabinet and chief ministers of BJP-ruled states at the Helipad Ground near the new Secretariat, four days after the BJP stormed to power in the state with a historic mandate. Sixteen other ministers, eight of them of cabinet rank -- the new ministerial team has representation from Patidar, Koli, tribal and Dalit communities.