Virbhadra Singh sworn in as Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh

Virbhadra Singh sworn in as Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh for a record 6th time.

Virbhadra Singh was on December 25, 2012 sworn-in as Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister for a record sixth time, heading a ten-member ministry.

78-year-old Singh, who has held the top office in Himachal five times in the past, was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Urmila Singh at an open ceremony at the historic Ridge Maidan here. Nine cabinet ministers were also sworn-in.

A large crowd had turned up for the function which was held outside the Raj Bhawan for the third time in the history of the state.

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