Chandigarh: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s MLA from Karnal, Manohar Lal Khattar, today was sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Haryana.
Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki administered the oath of office and secrecy to Khattar.
Other than Khattar, those who took oath as part of his cabinet included today Anil Vij, Captain Abhimanyu, OP Dhankar, Ram Vilas Sharma, Rao Narvir Singh and Kavita Jain.
The swearing-in ceremony took place in Panchkula at HUDA ground in Sector 5.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Ministers of all BJP-ruled states, party chief Amit Shah and other senior leaders of the party attended the oath taking ceremony. Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was also present.
Khattar is the fourth non-Jat to lead Haryana in its 48-year history.
The BJP scripted history by coming to power on its own for the first time in Haryana, since its inception in 1966. The party bagged 47 seats in the 90-member House whereas the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) won 19. The Congress managed to get only 15 seats.