Smt. Anandiben Patel took oath as the first woman Chief Minister of Gujarat, on the afternoon of 22nd May, 2014. Smt. Anandiben was administered the oath by Gujarat Governor Smt. Kamla Beniwal, at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar.
Shri Nitin Patel, Shri Ramanlal Vora, Shri Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, Shri Saurabh Patel, Shri Ganpatsinh Vasava and Shri Babu Bokhiria were the six ministers of the Cabinet rank who were sworn-in, along with 14 Ministers of State.
PM designate Shri Narendra Modi, BJP President Shri Rajnath Singh, Shri L K Advani, Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi, Shri Venkaiah Naidu, Shri Nitin Gadkari, Smt. Sushma Swaraj and Shri Subramanian Swamy were among the senior BJP leaders present on the occasion. Punjab Chief Minister Shri Parkash Singh Badal and BJP Chief Ministers Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan (Madhya Pradesh), Smt. Vasundhara Raje Scindia (Rajasthan) and Dr. Raman Singh (Chhattisgarh) were also present.