Following Patel's instructions, the State Emergency Operations Centre (SEOC) issued a helpline number - 07923251900 - to collect and share information about the stranded pilgrims.
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Ministry dominated by Patidars and OBCs; fair representation also given to all regions of the state
The decision-makers in the BJP have ensured that the delicate balance of caste, region, community, and gender has not been upset. The list of ministers is dominated by a significant number of Patidars
With the fresh inductions, the strength of the ministry led by Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, a first-term MLA, has gone up to 25.
Governor Acharya Devvrat administered the oath to 10 cabinet ministers and 14 ministers of state, including five ministers of state with independent charge.
There has been suspense over ministerial faces, whose names have not been declared so far, in the backdrop of the BJP's 'no repeat' formula,
The stage where the swearing-in event was to take place was reportedly dismantled on Wednesday.
The swearing-in ceremony of the new ministers, whose names have not been declared so far, will be held at 1.30 pm in the state capital Gandhinagar, an official said.
Patel, who took charge as the state's chief minister on Monday, has chosen to replace all the main officers in the CMO, official sources said.
The swearing-in ceremony of the new ministers, whose names are not yet declared, will be held after 2 pm in the capital city Gandhinagar, state party spokesperson Yamal Vyas said.
An editorial in Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' said that the people of Gujarat were extremely angry over the 'collapse' of healthcare system during the second wave of COVID-19.
There is speculation in BJP circles on whether Nitin Patel, deputy CM in the Rupani-led ministry, is retained in the new cabinet.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted his greeting for Bhupendra Patel and hoped he would enrich the growth trajectory of Gujarat.
PM Modi expressed confidence that he will enrich the state's growth trajectory and that he has known Patel for years and has seen his 'exemplary work'.