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Sharma yesterday took oath as the Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
The ceremony, held in the state capital, saw the swearing-in of 21 cabinet ministers, nine Ministers of State (MoS) with Independent Charge and 13 MoS.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was also there to attend the swearing-in ceremony.
He also congratulated the newly formed government.
In the recently held polls in the state, BJP had bagged 312 seats, and its allies 13, taking the alliance's tally to 325 in the 403-member Assembly.
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