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Bhagwant Mann takes oath as Punjab CM, says 'I am also CM for those who haven't voted AAP'

The Aam Aadmi Party romped home winning 92 seats in the 117-member Punjab Assembly, decimating the Congress and the SAD-BSP combine.

India TV News Desk Written by: India TV News Desk Jalandhar Updated on: March 17, 2022 10:14 IST
Bhagwant Mann takes oath as the Chief Minister of Punjab in
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Bhagwant Mann takes oath as the Chief Minister of Punjab in Khatkar Kalan.

Highlights

  • Punjab CM-elect Bhagwant Mann will be sworn in as the new chief minister of the state today.
  • His swearing in ceremony will take place in freedom fighter Bhagat Singh's birthplace Khatkar Kalan.
  • In a video address, Mann yesterday invited people for the ceremony that will take place at 11:30 am.

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Bhagwant Mann was sworn in as the Punjab Chief Minister on Wednesday. Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit administered the oath of office and secrecy to Mann in the swearing-in ceremony that took place at Khatkar Kalan, the ancestral village of legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh in Punjab's Shaheed Bhagat Singh (SBS) Nagar district. Mann took oath in Punjabi. Besides newly-elected AAP MLAs, Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, and other leaders wearing yellow turbans took part in the ceremony. According to the AAP's claim, over 3 lakh people attended the ceremony. The AAP stormed to power in Punjab dethroning the Congress. The party won 92 of the 117 seats while the Congress finished second with 18 seats.

 

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