Jammu,: Six entrants from the Bharatiya Janata Party and two from the Peoples Democratic Party were inducted on Monday in the Mehbooba Mufti-headed Jammu and Kashmir Council of Ministers.
From BJP Kavinder Gupta, Sat Pal Sharma, Sunil Kumar Sharma, Rajeev Jasrotia, Devendra Kumar Maniyal (all Cabinet) were administered oath.PDP's Mohammad Ashraf Mir and Mohammad Khalil Band were inducted as Ministers of State.BJP's Shakti Parihar was administered oath as Minister of State.There was no female representation in the quota of BJP.
Taking the tally to 25, Governor N N Vohra administered oath to the newly-inducted ministers.
Union MoS in PMO Dr Jitendra Singh, BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav, chief minister Mehbooba Mufti were among the dignitaries present on the occasion.
Portfolios will be announced in due course. (UNI)