Arvind Kejriwal, AAP senior leader and national convener, was sworn in today as Delhi chief minister for third time at Ramlila Maidan.
President Ram Nath Kovind had on Friday appointed him as the new chief minister of Delhi after his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) bagged 62 out of the 70 assembly seats in the recent concluded Delhi polls.
Manish Sisodia, Satyendar Jain, Gopal Rai, Kailash Gahlot, Rajendra Pal Gautam and Imran Hussain also sworn in as ministers of Kejriwal Cabinet.
“Your son has taken oath for third time as Delhi chief minister,this is not my victory but yours” Arvind Kejriwal said at the swearing-in ceremony.
He did not give step-motherly treatment to anyone and worked for everyone in last 5 years, Kejriwal added.
Kejriwal said he wants to work by taking everyone along and his party has forgiven its opponents for whatever remarks they made during poll campaign.
The Delhi chief minister said he wants to work with Centre to make the city number one. Want to seek blessings of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for smooth governance of Delhi, he added.
People of Delhi have changed politics of country, Arvind Kejriwal said.
The party has invited the teachers of Delhi schools to the ceremony, saying the educators have been the architect of the Delhi’s transformation in the past five years.
AAP has also invited the 50 representatives from different sectors contributing to the governance.They included angandwadi and doorstep delivery workers, representatives of education, healthcare and infrastructure sectors, safai karamchari, public transport staff, bus marshals and farmers.
The Delhi Police has tightened the security arrangements for the swearing-in ceremony of Delhi government at Ramlila Maidan. Arvind Kejriwal has also urged ‘aam aadmi’ of Delhi to attend the ceremony.
Around 3,000 security personnel from Delhi Police and para military will be implemented in the national capital.There will be a CCTV surveillance of all the routes leading to Ramlila ground, said the Delhi Police.
According to senior officials, around 5,000 police personnel, 125 CCTV cameras, 12 LED screens and 45,000 chairs will be there. There would be enough space for people to stand and watch the event, the official said.