Having got a majority on its own for the first time in Haryana, the BJP legislative party meeting concluded here after electing Khattar as legislature party leader.
Khattar is the first non-Jat Chief Minister of Haryana in 18 years.
“I have been chosen by the party legislators and the BJP leadership for this responsibility. I can assure you that we will work for the welfare of the people of Haryana,” Khattar said after being elected the leader of the BJP legislative group.
“My government will be transparent and there will be no discrimination with any area,” Khattar, sporting a light blue jacket, told media persons.
Talking to the Media, Khattar said it was PM Narendra Modi’s vision that helped the party in winning Assembly Elections. The BJP leaders have met Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki and requested him to invite to form the next government, he said.
Later, he also took to Twitter to thank his supporters and urged people of Haryana to open a new chapter that focuses on good governance and development.