Pushkar Singh Dhami was sworn in as the 11th chief minister of Uttarakhand in Dehradun on Sunday.
The oath of office was administered to Dhami by Governor Baby Rani Maurya at a simple function held on the lawns of the Raj Bhawan in the presence of a host of MPs, MLAs and functionaries of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and senior government officials.
At 45, Dhami takes over as the youngest chief minister of Uttarakhand.
A two-time MLA from Khatima in Udham Singh Nagar district, Dhami replaces Tirath Singh Rawat, who resigned on Friday. Dhami was elected as the Uttarakhand BJP legislature party leader on Saturday.