While Dushyant has already become the Deputy Chief Minister after JJP entered into an alliance with BJP, several other first-timers mainly Independent candidates backing BJP are also eying ministerial berths.
The induction of 10 members -- six of cabinet rank and four ministers of the state -- takes the strength of council of ministers to 12. Haryana governor Satyadeo Narain Arya administered the oath to newly inducted ministers at a ceremony at the lawns of Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh.
Sources disclosed that seven Independents, who had extended “unconditional support” to the BJP, are expecting to be accommodated in the Cabinet or be at least given the Minister of State rank. Out of the seven Independents, six are BJP rebels.
Meanwhile, at an event, Javadekar lashed out at Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal: “I feel it is unfortunate that the Delhi CM is politicising the issue of pollution and indulging in blame game instead of finding a solution.”
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar laid the foundation stone of housing project ‘Jai Jawan Awas Yojana’ (JJAY) in Haryana’s Bahadurgarh city on Friday. Khattar was accompanied by Army Chief General Dalbir Singh and Western Army Commander Lieutenant General K.J. Singh. Khattar also addressed the gathering during the ceremony. He saidthat a colony will be […]
An RSS pracharak, Manohar Lal Khattar was handpicked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lead the first BJP government in Haryana in 2014. He is the first non-Jat leader in 18 years to occupy the state chief minister’s post. During the Jat quota agitation in February this year, the first-time MLA found himself on the […]
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (ANI): An all-party meeting called by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar was held in Chandigarh to discuss the rising demand for Jat reservation. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Jawahar Yadav said the meeting had been called to find a solution regarding the BJP-supported reservation issue. Jat community in Haryana has been repeatedly demanding reservation in government jobs and educational institutions under the Other Backward Class (OBC) category.
Chennai, Feb 10 (ANI): Supporting the Haryana's Health Minister Anil Vij statement on beef, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said there should be no controversy on Vij's remark, as they already have an act banning beef in the state. Totally agreeing with Vij's statement, he said that no beef in Haryana. Anil Vij on Wednesday stroked a fresh row saying those who cannot live without eating beef should not visit the state where stringent cow protection law is in place.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who completes one year in office later this month as the head of a BJP government, told The Indian Express in an interview that the cow, the Gita and Saraswati were articles of faith for the majority in the country, and that Muslims would not be violating their religious beliefs by giving up beef.