Among other most under-performing states, Haryana and Tamil Nadu, led by BJP and ally AIADMK, respectively, ranked below Punjab which is ruled by Congress.
He is appointed with immediate effect replacing the earlier nominee Ravi Mittal, according to a bank filing.
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said the BJP had claimed that "achhe din" (good days) will come.
The novel was set in the backdrop of the French Revolution where the working class and common citizens rose against the ruling class to fight against social and political inequalities.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was conspicuous by her absence in the Thursday meeting held at the Niti Aayog.
He announced that dependents of those who died in Kharwawan firing, during which hundreds of tribals died in 1948, will be identified and given jobs by this government.
Congress’ Rajeev Shukla, too, accused the BJP of creating divisions in society for political gains.
The Karnataka government can have 34 ministers, including Chief Minister, of which 18 have been filled.
Earlier, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw said that the government treated India Inc as 'pariahs' and doesn't want to hear any criticism of the economy.
The NCP chief was reacting to Ajit Pawar's assertion on his status in the party when the latter said that he is in the party and Sharad Pawar is 'his leader'.
A case has been registered against Nithyananda for allegedly kidnapping and wrongfully confining children to make them collect donations from followers to run his ashram in Ahmedabad.
BJP's associate MP in RS, Sanjay Kakade said that the Sena MLAs have been saying 'do whatever, but we want to be part of the government with BJP'.
The meeting holds significance as it comes a day after the results of the assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra were declared.
Sources said that CM Manohar Lal Khattar met BJP executive president JP Nadda at his residence in New Delhi on Friday. Six Independent MLAs were also there.
Former Karnataka CM said that in fear of autonomous bodies such as CBI and I-T, political leaders like us have failed to question the alleged irregularities and lapses of the BJP government.