Former Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel took oath as the governor of Madhya Pradesh in Bhopal on Tuesday. Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court Justice Hemant Gupta administered the oath of office to Ms Patel at a function at the Raj Bhavan.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan with governor Anandiben Patel in Bhopal. Presently, Gujarat Governor Om Prakash Kohli holds additional charge as the Madhya Pradesh Governor.
Ms Patel, 76, was the chief minister of Gujarat from 2014, when incumbent Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister, in August 2016, when she resigned the post.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan with governor Anandiben Patel in Bhopal. pic.twitter.com/FbrkTpW239— ANI (@ANI) January 23, 2018
Ms Patel travelled to Madhya Pradesh from Ahmedabad on a chartered bus. On her way to Bhopal, she stopped at Ujjain and offered prayers at the Mahakal temple, reports PTI.
(With agency inputs)