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Major News and Events of 26 December 2017

What Happened on 26 December 2017


Vijay Rupani to undertake oath as CM of Gujarat

Vijay Rupani will take oath as the Chief Minister of Gujarat in Gandhinagar today. Nitin Patel will take the oath as Deputy Chief Minister. Rupani will take oath along with other 19 ministers of BJP. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah have reached the capital city to take part in the ceremony. The Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi are also expected to attend the ceremony.

Kulbhushan Jadhav allowed to meet mother and wife in Pakistan under tight security

Kulbhushan Jadhav, son of retired Mumbai police officer Sudhir Jadhav, is a former Navy Officer. He is an Indian death row prisoner in Pakistan. He was allowed to meet his wife and mother for the first time after he was arrested on 3 March 2016. Both the women had to pass various security checks before they could meet Jadhav. Jadhav was not allowed to touch and converse with his family members face-to-face. He conversed with them from behind a glass screen. The communication between them took place through intercom device. The meeting lasted for 40 minutes




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
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