Punjab Swearing-in Ceremony: CM Bhagwant Mann forms Cabinet, 10 MLAs take oath as minister
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann today formed his Cabinet. In first phase, he has included 10 ministers in the Cabinet.
The swearing-in ceremony of the ministers was held at Punjab Raj Bhawan, Chandigarh. Punjab Governor Banwari Lal Purohit administered them the oath of office and secrecy. Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatrey also joined the swearing-in ceremony.
Those ministers who sworn in today include former opposition leader Harpal Singh Cheema from Dirba, Dr. Baljit Kaur MLA from Malout Harbhajan Singh ETO MLA from Jandiala, Vijay Singla MLA from Mansa, Gurmit Singh Meet Hayer MLA from Barnala, Harjot Singh Bains MLA from Shri Anandpur Sahib, Lal Chand Kataruchak MLA from Bhoa, Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal MLA from Ajnala.
Lal Jit Singh Bhullar from MLA from Patti and Brahm Shankar Jimpa MLA from Hoshiarpur. Leaving Harpal Singh Cheema and Gurmit Singh Meet Hayer all others are new faces.
The Party has tried to keep a balance between all the communities and Malwa, Majha, and Doaba regions of the state.