Khattar on Sunday, Oct 26 took oath as the new Chief Minister of Haryana. He thanked everyone who attended his swearing-in ceremony.
Have been sworn in as the 10th Chief Minister of Haryana by governor Kaptan Singh Solanki. Thanking everybody who attended the ceremony.— Manohar Lal Khattar (@bjpmlal) October 26, 2014
Here are all the details that you need to know about Khattar:
Name: Manohar Lal Khattar
Age: 60 years
Education Qualification: Graduate from Delhi University
Haryana Aseembly election performance: Khattar won the Karnal assembly seat by 63,736 votes.
Khattar has been a prominent RSS pracharak and also a close aide of Narendra Modi. He wokred for the RSS for 14 years following which he joined the BJP.
He was also the Chairperson of the BJP's election campaign committee during the Lok Sabha polls and worked with Narendra Modi during that period.
Khattar also happens to be the first non-Jat CM in 18 years. Khattar belongs to an agricultural background. He beat other frontrunners for the CM post including Captain Abhimanyu, Ram Bilas Sharma, Anil Vij, Union Minister Rao Inderjit Singh and former MP Chaudhary Birender Singh.