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Former Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel is Madhya Pradesh's new governor

Anandiben Patel. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team Madhya Pradesh, India Jan 23, 2018, 05.33 AM (IST)

Former Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel was sworn-in as the Governor of Madhya Pradesh earlier today. 

The ceremony took place at the Raj Bhavan and was administered by Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court Hemant Gupta.

Some of the notable leaders and politicians in attendance included Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Parliament Speaker Sumitra Mahajan among other ministers from the Madhya Pradesh cabinet. 

Patel was Gujarat's first female chief minister. She has been working with the Bhartiya Janta Party since 1987.