Gandhinagar: All 21 ministers of the newly formed Anandiben Patel-led Gujarat BJP government, along with office bearers of the BJP's Gujarat unit will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi tomorrow at Delhi.
“All 21 cabinet and state rank ministers including Gujarat Chief Minister (Anandiben Patel) are going to attend the swearing-in ceremony of the country's next prime minister Narendra Modi,” Gujarat government spokesperson and minister Saurabh Patel told PTI.
Patel, who holds key portfolios of finance and petrochemicals, also said that office bearers of Gujarat's BJP unit would attend the swearing-in ceremony to be held in the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhawan in Delhi.
BJP's media convener Harshad Patel said that Gujarat state ministers would be accompanied by state office bearers and district presidents of the BJP. The total head count may reach up to 50.
Gujarat government's cabinet rank ministers like Nitin Patel, Raman Vora, Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, Saurabh Patel, Ganpat Vasava and Babu Bokharia will attend the ceremony of the country's next prime minister.
However, Narendra Modi's family has decided to watch the swearing-in ceremony on television, rather than to go to the Rashtrapati Bhawan.