Raman Singh takes oath as Chhattisgarh CM
Raman Singh (61) of BJP was sworn in as Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh for the 3rd term in row. Governor Shekhar Dutt administered Singh the oath of office and secrecy during a grand swearing-in ceremony.
Raman Singh has retained the CM post as the BJP registered victory by winning 49 of the 90 seats. Congress could manage 39 seats in the 90-member Assembly while the rest of the 2 seats were bagged by BSP and an Independent each.
With this, Singh has now joined the elite club of BJP chief ministers who have scored three consecutive terms in their respective states.
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