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Vijay Rupani sworn in as Gujarat CM; PM Modi, Nitish Kumar, NDA CMs attend event

Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel were elected as the leader and deputy leader, respectively, of the BJP legislature party at its meeting on December 22.

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani sworn-in

The Gujarat government led by Vijay Rupani was sworn in on Tuesday in Ahmedabad. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and party leaders along with chief ministers of other BJP-ruled states were present at the swearing-in ceremony at the Gandhinagar Sachivalya Ground in Ahmedabad. Nitin Patel was sworn in as Gujarat's deputy chief minister. (Express photo: Javed Raja) READ Vijay Rupani begins second innings in Gujarat

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani sworn-in

Among the attendees were senior BJP leader like LK Advani, Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. (Express photo: Javed Raja) READ Vijay Rupani begins second innings in Gujarat

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani sworn-in

The saffron party won the election for 182-member state assembly, claiming a clear majority of 99 seats. (Express photo: Javed Raja)

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani sworn-in

Vijay Rupani, who succeeded Anandiben Patel last year, has also been the Minister for Transport, Water Supply, Labour and Employment in Gujarat state cabinet during Patel’s tenure. (Express photo: Javed Raja)

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani sworn-in

Rupani secured a comfortable win from Rajkot West seat by 1,31,586 votes, which is the largest constituency in the Saurashtra region. (Express photo: Javed Raja)

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani sworn-in

Out of the total 19 ministers who took oath of office today, six belong to Patidar community, five to Other Backward Class (OBCs), three to Scheduled Tribes (ST), three to Kshatriyas, one to Scheduled Caste and one to Brahmin. (Express photo: Javed Raja)

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani sworn-in

The new council of ministers in the Gujarat cabinet include Nitinkumar Ratilal Patel, Bhupendrasinh Manubha Chudasama, Ranchhodbhai Chanabhai Faidu, Kaushikbhai Jamanadas Patel, Saurabh Patel, Vasava Ganpatsinh Vestabhai, Radadiya Jayeshbhai Vittalbhai, Dilipkumar Viraji Thakor and Ishwarbhai Ramabhai Parmer as cabinet minister whereas Pradipsinh Bhagvatsinh Jadeja, Patel Parbatbhai Savabhai, Jaydrathsinhji Parmer, Patkar Ramanlal Nanubhai, Parsottambhai Odhavjibhai Solanki, Ishwarsinh Thakorbhai Patel, Ahiur Vasanbhai Gopalbhai, Kishor Kanani (Kumar), Khabad Bachubhai Maganbhai, Dave Vaibhavari are the minister of state, reports ANI. (Express photo: Javed Raja)

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani sworn-in

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets religious leaders at the swearing-in ceremony in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. (Express photo: Javed Raja)

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani sworn-in

In this picture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi can be seen talking to BJP chief Amit Shah and JD(U) leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. (Express photo: Javed Raja)