Congress veteran Ashok Gehlot finally took oath as the chief minister for the third time in Rajasthan today. State Congress chief Sachin Pilot was sworn in as Deputy Chief Minister. Governor Kalyan Singh administered the oath of office in Jaipur’s Albert Hall.
Gehlot represents Sardarpura constituency in Jodhpur. This is the third time when he sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Rajasthan.
Swearing-in ceremonies are usually organized at the Raj Bhawan. However, the function in 2003 and 2013, when Vasundhara Raje took oath as chief minister, was held at Janpath outside the Rajasthan Assembly building. And this time, Albert Hall has been decided as the venue for the event.