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Khattar takes oath as Haryana CM for second term; Dushyant Chautala as his deputy 

Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday took oath as Haryana Chief Minister for the second term. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi Oct 27, 2019, 03.03 PM (IST)

Manohar Lal Khattar and Dushyant Chautala took oath as chief minister and deputy CM respectively at Raj Bhavan on Sunday after sealing an alliance following a hung verdict in the assembly polls. 

BJP working president JP Nadda, former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Sukhbir Singh Badalamong others were also present during the oath-taking ceremony.  

No other minister took an oath of office today.

BJP, which fell short of six seats to get a majority in 90-member Haryana Assembly, stitched an alliance with Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) which won10 seats, BJP also managed to get the support of seven independent MLAs.

Khattar along with JJP chief Chautala met Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya on Saturday and staked the claim to form the government with the support of 57-MLAs.

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BJP, which fell short of six seats to get a majority in 90-member Haryana Assembly, stitched an alliance with Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) which won10 seats, BJP also managed to get the support of seven independent MLAs.