Delhi Portfolio Allocation: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has kept no department with himself. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won 62 seats out of 70 in Delhi assembly elections while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) bagged eight seats. The Congress drew a blank for a second consecutive time.
In the portfolio allocation, Satyendra Kumar Jain got the Delhi Jal Board (DJB). The Department of Environment has been allocated to Gopal Rai. He was labour minister in the previous AAP dispensation
Rajendra Pal Gautam has been given the charge of the Department of Women and Child Development. He earlier held the charge of social welfare and SC/ST.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia will remain on the same post for the next tenure as well. In addition to that, he has been given charges of Education, Finance, Planning, Land and Building, Vigilance, Tourism, Services, Art, Culture and Languages Departments.
Besides Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia, Gopal Rai, Satyendar Jain, Imran Hussain, Rajendra Pal Gautam and Kailash Gahlot took the oath of office and secrecy at a mega event at the Ramlila Maidan on Sunday.