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Bhagwant Mann Swearing-In Highlights: AAP Leader Takes Oath As Punjab Chief Minister

Bhagwant Mann was administered the oath by Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit.

Bhagwant Mann Swearing-In Highlights: AAP Leader Takes Oath As Punjab Chief Minister

Bhagwant Mann won from the Dhuri assembly seat in the Punjab elections.

Khatkar Kalan:

Aam Aadmi Party leader Bhagwant Mann was sworn in as the Punjab Chief Minister at a mega event in Punjab's Khatkar Kalan, Bhagat Singh's ancestral village.

Mr Mann was administered the oath by Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit.

The AAP registered a landslide victory in recently concluded Punjab Assembly polls, winning 92 seats, pushing most of its rivals to the margins. Congress won 18 seats in the 117-member Assembly.

Bhagwant Mann, who was contesting from Dhuri Assembly constituency in Sangrur district, won by a margin of 58,206 votes over Congress' Dalvir Singh Goldy.

Here are the Highlights on Bhagwant Mann's Swearing-in Ceremony:

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Elaborate arrangements have been made for Mann's oath-taking ceremony at Khatkar Kalan -- ancestral village of legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh in Shaheed Bhagat Singh (SBS) Nagar district.

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"On March 16, in Bhagat Singh's Khatkar Kalan, not just Bhagwant Mann will take the oath and become CM, but along with me all three crore people of Punjab will also become CM. Together we will make Shaheed Bhagat Singh's Rangla Punjab," Mr Mann said in a video message.
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