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Prez appoints Kejriwal as next Delhi CM; 6 ministers to take oath

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday appointed Arvind Kejriwal as the brand new Chief Minister of Delhi after his Aam Aadmi Get together bagged 62 of the 70 seats within the current Delhi Meeting elections.

In line with an official notification, the President has additionally appointed six MLAs as ministers of the Delhi authorities following the recommendation of the chief minister.

The six ministers who will take oath together with Kejriwal on February 16 are: Manish Sisodia, Satyender Jain, Gopal Rai, Kailash Gehlot, Imran Hussain and Rajendra Gautam.

“The President has been pleased to appoint Shri Arvind Kejriwal to be the Chief Minister, National Capital Territory of Delhi with effect from the date he is sworn in,” the notification stated.

A separate notification stated the President has additionally accepted the resignation of Kejriwal as chief minister of the NCT of Delhi alongside along with his council of ministers with quick impact.

He’ll, nevertheless, proceed to behave because the chief Minister until the brand new chief minister is sworn in, it stated.

Within the Delhi polls, the AAP recorded an enormous victory successful 62 of the 70 seats whereas the BJP bagged the remaining eight seats. The Congress drew a clean for the second consecutive time.

Kejriwal will take oath on Sunday.

(PTI)

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