Rajasthan Chief Minister Sworn in to Office in the presence of BJP leaders


Rajasthan Chief Minister Sworn in to Office in the presence of BJP leaders

Two Deputy Chief Ministers, Diya Kumari and Prem Chand Bairwa were also sworn in to office
 
Rajasthan Chief Minister Bhajan Lal Sworn to Office in the pResence of Narendra Modi, Diya Kumari, Dy Chief MInister of Rajasthan  Sworn to Office in the presence of Narendra Modi, Prem Chand Bairwa  Sworn to Office in the presence of Narendra Modi
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Bhajan Lal Sharma was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Rajasthan on Friday afternoon, alongside Diya Kumari and Prem Chand Bairwa, who were sworn in as Deputy Chief Ministers of Rajasthan.

The Oath to Office was administered in the presence of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President JP Nadda and Home Minister Amit Shah. Vasu Devnani, an MLA from Ajmer North has been appointed as the Speaker of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly for this term. BJP secured Rajasthan in the Assembly Elections that were held in November, the results of which were declared in December. The BJP secured 115 seats while the Congress won 69. Elections were held across 199 constituencies in the State. The BJP finalised the names of the Chief Minister and Dy Chief Ministers on Tuesday, 12 December.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Bhajan Lal Sworn to Office in the pResence of Narendra Modi, Diya Kumari, Dy Chief MInister of Rajasthan  Sworn to Office in the presence of Narendra Modi, Prem Chand Bairwa  Sworn to Office in the presence of Narendra Modi

Bhajan Lal is a first time MLA from Sanganer in Jaipur and he was sworn in as the 25th Chief MInister of Rajasthan (26th, counting the Chief Minister of the erstwhile Ajmer State). Bhajan Lal is the sixth BJP Chief Minister of Rajasthan. Bhairon Singh Shekhawat has held the post of Chief Minister thrice from a BJP ticket (first time it was Janata Party) and Vasundhara Raje has been BJP Chief Minister twice.  Diya Kumari, an MLA from Vidhyadhar, Jaipur and Prem Chand Bairwa from Dudu, Jaipur are the two Deputy Chief Ministers of Rajasthan, a model that the BJP has adopted in Madhya Pradesh and Chhatisgarh, as a part of its caste engineering experiment in the three states of the Hindi belt that the saffron party captured in December 2023.

Chief Minister Bhajan Lal is 57 years of age and is a Post Graduate in terms of Academic Qualifications. The various posts he has held within the BJP or in public administration in Rajasthan include:

2016-2023 State General Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party Rajasthan
2014-2016 State Vice President, Bharatiya Janata Party Rajasthan
2009-2014 District President, Bharatiya Janata Party District Bharatpur
District General Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party District Bharatpur
District Minister, Bharatiya Janata Party District Bharatpur
District President, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (three times)
District Minister, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha
Divisional President, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha Nadbai
2010-2015 Member, Panchayat Samiti Attari Bachhamadi
2000-2005 Sarpanch, Gram Panchayat Attari

Diya Kumari, the Dy CM of Rajasthan is 52 years old and holds a Diploma. She is an MLA from Vidhyadhar Nagar constituency, Jaipur. The various posts she has held within the BJP or in public administration in Rajasthan include:

Apr 2014-Apr 2015 Member, Rules Committee, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
Apr 2015-Jun 2015 Member, Petitions Committee, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
Apr 2016-Jun 2018 Member, Government Undertaking Committee, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
Jun 2015-Apr 2016 Member, Committee on Welfare of Women and Children, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
Jun 2018-Dec 2018 Member, Rules Committee, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly

Prem Chand Bairwa, also the Dy CM of Rajasthan is 54 years old and has completed his schooling. He is an MLA from the Dudu constituency, Jaipur. The various posts he has held within the BJP or in public administration in Rajasthan include being a Member of the Scheduled Caste Welfare Committee, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly from 2014 till 2018. The political posts he has held include District President, Scheduled Caste Morcha of the BJP from 2006 onwards; Member, State Executive Committee, (SC) of the BJP from 2008 till 2013 and is currently Member, National Executive Slum Cell of the BJP.

The other Ministers in the Bhajan Lal Cabinet and the portfolios of the Ministers alongwith the Chief Minister and two Deputy Chief Ministers will be announced shortly. The 

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