Chandigarh: over period once taking oath because the Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar on Th expanded his council of ministers by inducting ten members.
The induction of ten members — six of cupboard rank and 4 ministers of state — takes the strength of council of ministers to twelve.
Haryana governor Satyadeo Narain Arya administered the oath to fresh inducted ministers at a ceremony at the lawns of dominion Bhawan here.
Among the ministers UN agency took oath, eight square measure from BJP and one from Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) and one freelance.
Barring former hockey player-turned-BJP MLA Sandeep Singh, all the ministers took oath in Hindi. Singh donning a saffron turban took oath in Punjabi.
Kamlesh Dhanda, the BJP MLA from Kalayat assembly seat, was the lone lady minister UN agency took oath.
Those who were inducted within the 17-day-old Manohar Lal cupboard as cupboard minister square measure six-time MLA from Ambala encampment Anil Vij, former speaker Krishanpal Gujjar of BJP from Jagadhri seat, BJP’s Mool Chand Sharma from Ballabgarh seat, freelance and former chief minister Om Prakash Chautala’s brother Ranjeet Singh from Rania seat, BJP’s Jai Parkash Dalal from Loharu seat and former minister of state Dr Banwari Lal from Bawal seat.
Among those that were inducted as ministers of state square measure BJP’s Om Prakash Yadav from Narnaul seat, BJP’s Kamlesh Dhanda from Kalayat seat, JJP’s Anoop Dhanak from Uklana seat and Sandeep Singh from Pehowa seat.
Khattar and JJP’s Dushyant Singh Chautala had taken oath on October twenty seven as CM and deputy Chief Minister severally.
Prominent among those were gift on the occasion enclosed union minister Narender Singh Tomar and Krishanpal Gujjar, state BJP chief Subash Barala, state BJP incharge Anil faith, speaker Gian Chand Gupta, JJP state chief Nishan Singh, former ministers Ram Bilash Sharma, Capt Abhimanyu and Manish Grover.(FA9NEWS)