Oath Taken, Navjot Sidhu Touches Captain Amarinder Singh's feet | Read

PUBLISHED ON: March 16, 2017 | Duration: 1 min, 49 sec

   
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Navjot Singh Sidhu was the third on a list of nine ministers who took oath today along with Amarinder Singh, who was sworn-in as Punjab's new Chief Minister. The positioning is seen to suggest that Mr Sidhu, acquired by the Congress just before the assembly elections, is unlikely to be Deputy Chief Minister, a post he has been keen on. Punjab was the Congress' consolation prize in the recent assembly elections; the BJP is forming government in all the four others, including Uttar Pradesh. For Captain Amarinder Singh, 77, it will be a second stint as Chief Minister in a state where the Congress has been out of power for a decade.
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