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Revolutionary win for AAP in Punjab, Bhagwant Mann to take oath in Bhagat Singh’s birthplace

Last Updated on March 10, 2022 at 5:09 pm

In a revolutionary win in Punjab, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is all set to take the charge of Punjab Cabinet. Arvind Kejriwal led AAP’s sweeping victory in Punjab has given a rude shock to other traditional parties of Punjab.

AAP’s Bhagwant Singh Mann after his victory said in a speech that he will take the oath of office at Khatkar Kalan, the birthplace of Bhagat Singh, instead of Raj Bhawan. Further he said that the Punjab government offices will have pictures of Bhagat Singh and BR Ambedkar.

He further added that the date will be announced later. Mann in his statement also said that his government would work for everyone in the society. Mann further said that government will look after conditions of schools, health, industry, making agriculture profitable, the safety of women and improving sports infrastructure.

AAP has crossed the halfway mark in Punjab, winning 59 seats and leading in 33, according to the poll results declared by the Election Commission till now. In the 117-member Assembly, a party needs to get 59 seats to form the government. AAP headed for a massive win in Punjab, with trends showing the party leading in 92 seats in the 117-member Assembly. Bhagwant Mann won from Dhuri Assembly seat by a margin of over 58,000 votes. Mann in his victory speech thanked the people of Punjab and said that his party will work together to bring the state back on the development track.

Meanwhile, as per trends till now BJP  will be back in Uttar Pradesh with an overwhelming majority as the party is leading in about 270 seats in UP. In Uttarakhand, BJP has taken a lead in over 45 seats as Harish Rawat, the CM face of Congress in the state, is trailing. The leads also show tough fight in Goa with the BJP pulling slightly ahead of Congress. In the northeastern state of Manipur, BJP has taken a lead in over 20 seats, with incumbent CM N Biren Singh ahead in Heingang.