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Highlights: ‘Need PM Modi’s blessings to work for Delhi’s welfare’: CM Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal oath-taking Ceremony Highlights: AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal took oath as Delhi CM on Sunday; six ministers were also sworn-in with him.

By HT Correspondent | Updated: Feb 16, 2020 18:02 IST
Highlights: ‘Need PM Modi’s blessings to work for Delhi’s welfare’: CM Kejriwal
Arvind Kejriwal took oath as Delhi's chief minister at Ramlila Maidan on Feb 16, 2020.

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal took oath as chief minister for his third consecutive term today. The AAP won 62 seats in the 70-member Delhi Assembly, while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) bagged the remaining eight seats.

All six ministers who served in his cabinet in the previous term- Manish Sisodia, Satyendar Jain, Imran Hussain, Gopal Rai, Rajendra Gautam and Kailash Gehlot- have been retained by him. These ministers were also sworn-in along with the chief minister.

04:14 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal tweets his speech at oath ceremony

Arvind Kejriwal tweets his full speech at the oath ceremony, says , 'Delhi's citizens have given birth to a new politics...this new politics will create the India of 21st century'

01:23 PM IST

Want to work with Centre to make Delhi number one city: Arvind Kejriwal

We want to work with Centre to make Delhi number one city, said Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

01:22 PM IST

No women in Arvind Kejriwal's new cabinet

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) managed to clean sweep in the recently-concluded 2020 Delhi Assembly polls with eight women candidates winning, but Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's new cabinet does not have a single woman.

12:50 PM IST

Delhi CM concludes his speech with a song about success

Delhi CM concludes his speech with the song "Hum honge kaamyaab.." . "We will be successful.." he says.

12:47 PM IST

'All things that have value are for free': Arvind Kejriwal

"Nature has ensured every valuable thing in the world is free, be it Mother's love, father's blessings or Shravan Kumar's dedication. So, Kejriwal loves his people and hence this love is free," says Delhi CM Kejriwal.

12:45 PM IST

Delhi CM praises all 'special invitees' for their contribution in Delhi's development

Delhi CM praises all 'special invitees' for their contribution in Delhi's development.

12:44 PM IST

'Delhi has set new standards for Indian politics': CM Kejriwal

"Delhi has set a new standard for the politics of India. It has changed the politics of India," says CM Arvind Kejriwal.

12:39 PM IST

'I want PM Modi's blessings to be able to work for Delhi's welfare': CM Kejriwal

"I want PM Modi's blessings to be able to work for Delhi's welfare," says CM Kejriwal.

12:35 PM IST

'I am everybody's CM': Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

"I am everyone's chief minister. I encouraged people who support BJP, Congress or other parties too," says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

12:34 PM IST

'We will keep up the work we have done in 15 years': Delhi CM

"We have been trying to develop Delhi for the past 15 years, and that's what we continue to do in the next five years," says Kejriwal.

12:33 PM IST

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal addresses people at Ramlila Maidan

"I have taken oath as the chief minister of Delhi for the third time and this is everyone's win," says Kejriwal.

12:18 PM IST

Manish Sisodia takes oath, followed by all other 5 ministers

Manish Sisodia has taken oath as Deputy chief minister of Delhi. The five other cabinet ministers have also taken oath.

12:14 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi chief minister for the third time

Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi chief minister for the third time.

12:00 PM IST

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal arrives at Ramlila Maidan

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal arrives at Ramlila Maidan for the swearing-in ceremony of Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders

11:38 AM IST

All entry gates being monitored: Official assures of tight security at venue

"Delhi Police, Traffic Police and Local Police are all in place so that the event is carried out peacefully. Additional 10 DCP officers have been deployed and the entire area has been divided into nine regions," Delhi Police Public Relations Officer (PRO) MS Randhawa told ANI.

"All the regions are being headed by different DCP officers. Proper signage boards have been put up in the area. There are eight entry gates and all are being monitored," he added.

First published: Feb 16, 2020 05:51 IST