Assam Chief Minister Sarabananda Sonowal along with Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh and Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday attended the swearing-in ceremony of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur in Shimla.
The five-time Bhartiya Janata Party MLA Thakur sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh.
Governor Acharya Dev Vrat administered the oath of office to the Chief Minister and 11 other Ministers in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and a large number of senior party leaders and Union Cabinet Ministers including L.K. Advani, Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari. Chief Ministers of many BJP-ruled States were also present.
“Honoured to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur ji in Shimla in presence of PM Shri @narendramodi ji, @AmitShah ji, CMs of various states and other dignitaries,” Chief Minister Sonowal tweeted.
“Congratulations to the new CM and his team,” he tweeted.