Amritsar, Mar 13: Three days after successful the Punjab meeting elections, AAP’s nationwide convener Arvind Kejriwal and Chief Minister-designate Bhagwant Mann led their celebration’s roadshow on Sunday in Amritsar to thank voters and rejoice the celebration’s resounding victory within the polls.
The highway present began from Kachehri Chowk and AAP supporters showered flower petals on each Kejriwal and Mann who stood atop an open automobile.
Newly-elected MLAs had been additionally a part of the highway present which took off from Kachehri Chowk. The AAP supporters welcomed Kejriwal and Chief Minister-designate Bhagwant Mann by showering flower petals. Holding the tricolour and celebration flags, AAP supporters, together with a number of aged individuals and ladies, from completely different elements of the state got here to Amritsar to witness the highway present.
“We are very happy that the AAP has come to power. Now, Punjab will become prosperous once again,” stated a youth who got here from Jaitu in Faridkot. One other celebration supporter who got here from Ajnala in Amritsar stated, “People were disenchanted with the traditional political parties and they saw the AAP as a ray of hope for giving a new direction to Punjab.”
Earlier than participating within the highway present, Kejriwal together with Mann paid obeisance on the Golden temple. The SGPC officers on the info centre offered them a ‘siropa’ (gown of honour). Kejriwal and Mann additionally paid floral tribute at Jallianwala Bagh memorial and provided prayers on the Durgiana Mandir and the Sri Ram Tirath Mandir. Earlier within the day, the Delhi chief minister, who was accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, was acquired by Mann on the airport.
Senior chief Raghav Chadha was additionally current. The oath taking ceremony will likely be held on March 16 at Khatkar Kalan, the ancestral village of freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, in Nawanshahr district the place Mann will likely be sworn in as the brand new chief minister.
Within the recently-concluded elections, the AAP received 92 seats within the 117-member Punjab Meeting whereas Congress was lowered to 18 seats. Akali Dal received three seats, BJP bagged two adopted by BSP which received one seats. An unbiased candidate emerged victorious in a single constituency. PTI
Story first revealed: Sunday, March 13, 2022, 16:12 [IST]