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Bhagwant Mann assumes office as chief minister


Aam Aadmi Occasion (AAP) chief Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday assumed workplace because the Punjab chief minister on the state civil secretariat in Chandigarh.

He was sworn in because the CM earlier within the day. 

Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit administered the oath of workplace and secrecy to Mann within the swearing-in ceremony that happened at Khatkar Kalan, the ancestral village of legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh in Punjab’s Shaheed Bhagat Singh (SBS) Nagar district.

Solely Mann took the oath throughout the ceremony, not his cupboard minister.

Moreover the newly-elected AAP MLAs, Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Occasion nationwide convener Arvind Kejriwal, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, Delhi minister Satyendar Jain, and different leaders sporting yellow turbans had been additionally current.

AAP’s Punjab affairs in-charge Jarnail Singh and co-incharge Raghav Chadha additionally attended the occasion.

The 48-year-old Mann, who took the oath in Punjabi, additionally delivered a quick deal with after the ceremony.

In his first speech after turning into the chief minister, Mann assured the folks of the state that his get together’s authorities in Punjab will work to handle points like unemployment, corruption and farmers’ plight.

“The work will begin from right this moment itself. We is not going to waste even a single day. We’re already late by 70 years,” he stated.

He promised that the situation of presidency faculties and hospitals within the state will likely be improved prefer it has been completed by the AAP authorities in Delhi.

Like folks from overseas come to see the improved faculties and hospitals in Delhi, they can even come to Punjab, he stated.

He additionally touched upon the difficulty of youth of Punjab migrating to different international locations for greener pastures.

Thanking folks for attending the oath-taking ceremony in massive numbers, Mann stated earlier, the swearing-in ceremonies used to happen at cricket stadiums or Raj Bhawans.

“Now this oath-taking ceremony is held on the village of a martyr,” he stated, including that Khatkar Kalan was not new for him as he had visited it many occasions.

“Bhagat Singh had dreamt of freedom and the AAP is combating to take that freedom to the widespread folks,” he stated.

The AAP had a landslide win within the Punjab Meeting polls by successful 92 seats to kind its authorities with a three-fourth majority within the 117-member legislative meeting.

The ruling Congress managed to safe 18 seats whereas Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) ended up with two seats. The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) bagged three seats whereas Bahujan Samaj Occasion managed to win a solitary seat.

Within the 2017 Punjab Meeting polls, Congress had gained 77 seats whereas SAD may win solely 15 seats, BJP netted three and impartial candidates gained two seats. AAP had emerged because the second-largest get together with 20 seats. 

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