Arvind Kejriwal Swearing-in Highlights: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday took oath as Delhi chief minister for the third consecutive time. Besides Kejriwal all the six ministers in the previous government — Manish Sisodia, Satyender Jain, Gopal Rai, Kailash Gehlot, Imran Hussain and Rajendra Gautam were also administered oath of secrecy by LG Anil Baijal in a grand ceremony today. Also Read - With 'Only Delhiites' in Attendance, Arvind Kejriwal Set to be Sworn-in as Delhi CM For The Third Time
Ahead of the swearing-in ceremony, Kejriwal took to Twitter and asked Delhiites to come and bless him. “Delhiites, your son is going to take oath of Delhi chief minister for the third time. You must come to bless your son. Sunday, February 16, 10 am, Ramlila Maidan,” Arvind Kejriwal tweeted in Hindi. Also Read - Arvind Kejriwal Swearing-in: Heads of Delhi Schools Asked to Attend Ceremony
The swearing-in ceremony was not be attended by any Opposition leaders or chief ministers of other states. Instead, the event was graced by 50 people from different walks of life, including teachers, bus marshalls, architects of the Signature Bridge and family of firefighters who lost their lives, among others. Also Read - For Many More Years to Come: AAP Shares Manish Sisodia and Arvind Kejriwal's Then-And-Now Photos
Avyaan Tomar, known as ‘Mini Mufflerman’ and ‘Baby Kejriwal’, was also there at the oath ceremony. The one-year-old, dressed up like Kejriwal, was spotted at the AAP office on the results day. But he could not meet Kejriwal.
The Aam Aadmi Party had registered landslide victory in Delhi elections, bagging 62 seats in the 70-member Assembly, while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) marginally improved its tally, managing just eight seats from its 2015’s tally of three seats. The Congress, which drew a blank in the previous elections, failed to open its account yet again.