Gujarat: 24 ministers sworn in; not a single induction from Rupani cabinet

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The BJP on Thursday inducted 24 ministers, including 21 who have become ministers for the first time.
Making amply clear that it is in a mood for a complete overhaul in Gujarat ahead of the 2022 state polls, the on Thursday inducted 24 ministers, including 21 who have become ministers for the first time.

With the fresh inductions, the strength of the ministry led by CM Bhupendra Patel, a first-term MLA and minister, has gone up to 25.

Those sworn in at the 1.30 pm Raj Bhavan ceremony include former Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi and former state president Jitu Vaghani.

No minister from the earlier Vijay Rupani-led ministry was inducted.

Governor Acharya Devvrat administered the oath to 10 cabinet ministers and 14 ministers of state, including five ministers of state with independent charge.

Bhupendra Patel (59), who was sworn in as…
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