Madhya Pradesh: 28 ministers take oath, Digvijay’s son inducted in Kamal Nath’s cabinet

Written by Newsroom Staff December 25, 2018 19:51

New Delhi: Almost a week after Kamal Nath was sworn in as chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, he expanded his cabinet on Tuesday.

28 legislators including two women MLAs today took as ministers. The oath-taking ceremony took place at around 3 pm at the Raj Bhavan in Bhopal. Governor Anandiben Patel administered the oath to the new ministers at the Raj Bhavan.

Sajjan Singh Verma, Vijayalaxmi Sadho, Hukum Singh Karada, Govind Singh Rajput, Bala Bachchan, Arif Akil, Pradeep Jayaswal, Imarti Devi were among those sworn in as ministers.

Digvijay’s son in Kamal Nath’s cabinet

Digvijay Singh’s son Jaivardhan Singh was among the 28 MLAs who were sworn in as the cabinet minister in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.

The names of the ministers were cleared after Chief Minister Kamal Nath met Congress chief Rahul Gandhi over the weekend.

Kamal Nath, Rahul Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Madhya Pradesh
Kamal Nath, Rahul Gandhi and Jyotiraditya Scindia

In recent assembly elections in the state, Congress pulled a narrow victory over the BJP, returning to power after a gap of 15 years. Congress managed to win 114 seats in 231-member state assembly.