Panchkula (Haryana): BJP leader Manohar Lal Khattar was Sunday sworn-in as the chief minister of Haryana.
Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki administered the oath of office and secrecy to Khattar at a public ceremony at the Mela Ground in Sector 5 of Panchkula town, adjoining Chandigarh.
Manohar Lal Khattar
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah, chief ministers of BJP-ruled states and Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) leaders were present on the occasion.
Khattar, 60, is the first BJP chief minister of Haryana.
The BJP created political history last Sunday by winning 47 seats in the Haryana assembly polls.