CM-designate Arvind Kejriwal to take oath on Feb 16 at Delhi’s Ramleela Maidan: Manish Sisodia
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: After outshining its rivals -- Congress and BJP -- in Delhi Assembly Elections 2020, CM-designate Arvind Kejriwal along with his entire cabinet will take oath on February 16 at Delhi’s Ramleela Maidan, where Kejriwal took an oath when he first came to power in 2013.
CM-designate Arvind Kejriwal was also elected as the leader of the legislative party. The decision was taken during a meeting of newly-elected MLAs of AAP at Arvind Kejriwal’s residence in Delhi.
Announcing the schedule for the oath-taking ceremony, AAP leader Manish Sisodia on Wednesday announced that the entire cabinet will take oath along with CM-designate Arvind Kejriwal on February 16.
Manish Sisodia, while briefing the reporters after the meeting concluded, said, “A meeting of newly-elected AAP MLAs was held at the residence of AAP chief & CM-designate Arvind Kejriwal today. He was elected as the leader of the legislative party during the meeting. He will take oath as the CM on 16th February”.
He further said, “The entire cabinet will take oath along with the CM-designate Arvind Kejriwal. The ceremony will begin at 10 AM on 16th February at Ramlila Maidan”.
Earlier in the day, Kejriwal also met Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal at Raj Niwas in Delhi.
Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party registered a thumping victory in Delhi Assembly Elections, completely outshining its opponents. The AAP won 62 of 70 seats, while its main rival BJP can only manage 8 seats. On the other hand, the Congress party continued its dismal performance and failed to win a single seat likewise in 2015 Delhi elections.
Arvind Kejriwal, on Tuesday afternoon, after the trends favoured him in getting a majority to form the government in Delhi, addressed his supporters from party headquarters and said, “I love you, Dilli walon gazab kar diya aapne”, with a flying kiss aimed at his supporters celebrating the stupendous performance of the Aam Aadmi Party.
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