Punjab Election Results 2022 Highlights: The Aam Aadmi Party’s Bhagwant Mann will take oath as Punjab Chief Minister on March 16. He has invited Delhi CM and party president Arvind Kejriwal for the swearing-in ceremony. Mann will, along with Kejriwal, hold a roadshow in Amritsar on March 13, reported news agency ANI.
The AAP had emerged victorious in the Punjab Assembly Elections 2022, with a sweeping victory on 92 out of the 117 assembly seats. The runner-up, Congress was able to secure 18 seats, while Shiromani Akali Dal won only three seats. Mann won from Dhuri Assembly seat by a margin of over 58,000 votes.
Meanwhile, after the Aam Aadmi Party’s sweeping victory Thursday, outgoing Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi met the Punjab Governor Friday and submitted his resignation. Taking a dig at his political rivals, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief Navjot Singh Sidhu Friday said: “People who dug holes for Sidhu got buried in holes 10ft deeper. Let bygones be bygones…”. Speaking to news agency ANI, he congratulated the Aam Aadmi Party for its victory in the Punjab Assembly elections.