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Raman Singh sworn in as Chhattisgarh CM
December 12, 2008 14:49 IST
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Raman Singh was on Friday sworn in as the chief minister of Chhattisgarh for the second consecutive term.
Governor E S L Narasimhan administered the oath of office and secrecy to the 56-year-old at a function at the Police Parade Ground in Raipur.
The function saw the presence of the top BJP leadership, including party chief Rajnath Singh and prime ministerial candidate L K Advani [Images]. Uttarakhand [Images] Chief Minister B C Khanduri and senior party leader M Venkaiah Naidu were also present.
BJP ally Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was also present though his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar could not make it due to a flight delay.
This is the second consecutive term for the BJP in power since Chhattisgarh was formed five years ago.
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