- Published on 11 December 2013
Gujarat Global News Network, Ahmedabad
D P Buch was sworn in as Lokayukta of Gujarat by Governor Kamla Beniwal at a ceremony in Rajbhavan in Gandhinagar.
Gujarat has got Lokayukta after 10 years as the last Lokayukta S M Soni had retired in 2003. He is the fourth Lokayukta in the state.
He is to take charge of his office later in the day. Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Speaker of the state Assembly Vajubhai Vala were among those who were present in ceremony.
Leader of Opposition Shankarsingh Vaghela who is in Delhi could not attend the function. There was no Congress leader present at the function as party’s request for some other leader in place of Vaghela was not entertained.
Media was also not invited.
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