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Posted on:    28 Dec, 2017       Views:  771

Jairam Thakur sworn-in as new Himachal Pradesh CM

A new 11-member Himachal Pradesh cupboard junction rectifier by Jairam Thakur was sworn-in on Wednesday in Shimla. the cupboard, together with Thakur, were administered the oath of workplace and secrecy by Governor Acharya Dev Vrat at the historic Ridge Ground within the capital town of Himachal Pradesh.

Others WHO were sworn-in as ministers, with the exception of Thakur, area unit Suresh Bhardwaj, Anil Sharma, Govind Thakur, Mahender singh, Sarveen Chaudhary, Ram Lal Markandaye, Vipin Parmar, Rajeev Saijal, Bikram Thakur, Kishan Kapoor and Virender Kanwar.

The cabinet is complete as all twelve berths are stuffed whereas 2 MLAs would be accommodated as speaker and deputy speaker. Rajiv Bindal are going to be the speaker of the assembly. Jai Ram is that the initial chief minister from the second largest Mandi district and therefore the fourteenth chief minister and sixth person to adorn the workplace of the chief minister.


The new ministers embrace Mohinder Singh, Krishan Kapoor, Suresh Bharadwaj, Anil Sharma, Sarveen Chowdhary, Ram Lal Markanda, Vipin Parmar, Virender Kanwar, Gobind Thakur, Rajiv Saizal and Vikram Singh. Besides, the chief minister, 2 ministers area unit from his home district of Mandi, four from the most important Kangra district, one every from Shimla, Solan, Kullu, Una and Lahaul and Spiti districts.

Bilaspur and Hamirpur, home districts of Union Health Minister J P Nadda and former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal, Chamba and Sirmaur districts are left unrepresented.

While Thakur and 7 others took oath in Hindi, Suresh Bharadwaj and Govind Thakur took oath in Sanskritic language. along side Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit sovereign, Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari and Thavarchand Gehlot additionally attended the swearing-in ceremony. province Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was gift at the ceremony too. Chief ministers of BJP-ruled states were additionally present, along side quite thirty,000 party supporters from across the state, principally dressed up in ancient attires.

Jairam Thakur being sworn-in as Himachal Pradesh chief minister. Twitter @bjp4indiaJairam Thakur being sworn-in as Himachal Pradesh chief minister. Twitter @bjp4india
Five-time lawgiver Thakur, WHO rose through the ranks and is thought for his humble, clean and low-profile nature, before the ceremony aforesaid his prime priorities would be restoring law and order state of affairs, to try to to away with the important person culture, to review all choices of the previous Congress government in past 3 months and to minimise wasteful expenditure.

Thakur's members of the family, together with his 80-year-old unmarried mother WHO hails from a foreign village in Mandi district, attended the ceremony. whereas Prem Kumar Dhumal was declared the chief ministerial candidate of the BJP, he notwithstanding lost the election. The surprise defeat of Dhumal forced the BJP to scout for a brand new chief ministerial candidate within the state.

Ultimately, Thakur's name was projected by the wander former chief minister Dhumal and seconded by Union minister JP Nadda and another wander chief minister Shanta Kumar.

By tantalizing chief ministers of all eighteen states (19th state would be Gujarat wherever the ceremony was being held) and alternative coalition leaders at the Centre, the BJP showcased the ruling NDA's pan-India unfold, this text in Firstpost noted. At present, BJP rules fourteen states on its own associated reigns in 5 in an alliance that explains the BJP's ability to sew political and social coalitions and run them with success.

However, this didn't appear to be the case in Himachal Pradesh as solely nine to ten BJP chief ministers attended the swearing-in ceremony. Vasundhara Raje gave the event a miss because of ill-health.


The BJP wrested power in Himachal from the Congress, winning near a common fraction majority with forty four seats within the 68-member assembly. The Congress won twenty one seats, independents 2 and therefore the party of India-Marxist one.

The BJP had won twenty seats in Kangra and Mandi districts and additionally won thirteen out of seventeen seats reserved for scheduled Castes and 2 out of 3 scheduled Tribe seats.

Some senior party leaders and former ministers together with Romesh Dhawala and Narinder Bragata haven't been given berth within the cupboard.

There area unit six Rajputs together with the chief minister, Mohinder Singh, Vipin Parmar, Virender Kanwar, Gobind Thakur and Vikram Singh, 3 Brahmins together with Suresh Bharadwaj, Anil Sharma and Ram Lal Markanda, WHO is each social group and Brahmin and 2 OBCs.

Thakur had earlier served as minister from 2009 to 2012. He was state BJP chief from 2006 to 2009.

Mohinder Singh is seven-time MLA and served as cupboard minister double in 1998 and 2007 within the BJP government headed by Prem Kumar Dhumal whereas Krishan Kapoor is four-time MLA from Dharamsala and was cupboard minister within the Dhumal government throughout 1998-2003 and 2007-12.

Sarveen Chowdhary is additionally a four-time MLA and former minister within the BJP government.

Anil Sharma, WHO deserted the Congress on the eve of election is four-time MLA from Mandi and served as minister within the Virbhadra Singh cupboard in 1993 and 2012 whereas Dr Ram Lal Markanda, a three-time MLA was minister within the Dhumal government throughout 1998-2003.

Suresh Bharadwaj from Shimla is senior party leader and a four-time MLA. He was additionally Rajya Sabha member and state BJP chief.

Virender Kanwar, four-time MLA from Kutlehar, Vipin Parmar, Gobind Thakur, Rajiv Saizal and Vikram Singh area unit among the new faces.

The BJP had won forty four out of sixty eight seats within the state assembly and once the stunning defeat of BJP's chief minister face Prem Kumar Dhumal from Sujanpur, the race was open for the highest post and Jai Ram Thakur was electoral leader. Thousands of individuals from Mandi, the house district of chief minister crowded the venue and danced to the tunes of ancient folk.

Apart from Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari and J.P Nadda, chief ministers of BJP-ruled states like Yogi Adityanath, Manohar Lal Khattar, Devendra Fadanvis and Sarbanand Sonowal were gift on the occasion.
 

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