Anandiben Patel was sworn-in as the first woman Chief Minister of Gujarat on 22 May 2014. Kamla Beniwal, the Governor of Gujarat administered her oath to the office and secrecy at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar.
Anandiben Patel was appointed as the new Chief Minister of Gujarat after Narendra Modi resigned from the office on 21 May 2014 to take over the post of Prime Minister of India. At the time of appointment, Anandiben was serving the state as the Gujarat Revenue Minister.
Apart from Anandiben (73-years old) six cabinet ministers and 13 ministers of state were sworn-in to their offices. Two ministers of state of Modi government were dropped from the council, while four new faces were inducted in the new council of ministers.
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Who: Anandiben Patel
When: 22 May 2014