Ten ministers of the new Aam Aadmi Party government in Punjab were sworn today. They took charge in the Punjab Civil Secretariat, and participated in the first cabinet meeting of the new government at 12.30 pm. The new ministers are: Harpal Singh Cheema, two-time MLA from Dirba; Baljit Kaur, MLA from Malout and daughter of former AAP MP Sadhu Singh;… Continue reading "Ten ministers take oath in Punjab"
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Aam Aadmi Party leader and Punjab chief minister-elect Bhagwant Mann met Governor Banwarilal Purohit today to stake claim to form the new government in the state. The swearing-in ceremony will be held at native village of freedom fighter Bhagat Singh at 12.30 pm on March 16, the 48-year-old comedian-turned politician said outside the Raj Bhavan. “People from houses across Punjab… Continue reading "Bhagwant Mann meets Governor Banwarilal Purohit, stakes calim to form new government in Punjab"
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)’s chief ministerial face in Punjab, Bhagwant Mann, will visit Delhi on Friday to meet party national convener Arvind Kejriwal. This comes after the party won the Punjab elections decimating the Congress and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) combine. Talking to reporters in Sangrur before leaving for the national capital, Mr Mann said… Continue reading "Bhagwant Mann to meet AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal today"
Fearing possible defections amid never-ending power tussles within, the Congress government in Punjab put up a show of unity on Tuesday, saying that ministers and legislators are firmly behind Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and are grateful for “landmark initiatives” for the state’s overall development. The meeting took place hours after former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who quit after a… Continue reading "Punjab Congress shows unity after former CM announces new party"