Arvind Kejriwal swearing-in ceremony highlights: Minutes after he was sworn in is as the Chief Minister of Delhi for the third straight term, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday sought the blessings of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and expressed his desire to work together with the Centre for the development of the national capital. “I want to work with the Centre to make Delhi number one city. I want to seek the blessings of PM Narendra Modi for smooth governance of Delhi,” he told the crowd.
The chief minister also said that as the elections are over, he has “forgiven” his opponents for the remarks they made during the poll campaign. He added that this is not his but of every single Delhiite. “Your son has taken oath for the third time as the Delhi chief minister. This is not my victory but yours,” he said.
Around 2,000 personnel of Delhi Police and 25 companies of paramilitary forces were deployed for the ceremony with traffic regulations in place in the area from 8 am to 2 pm. Kejriwal and his Cabinet also shared the stage with 50 special guests from different fields, who have contributed to the capital. In the Delhi Assembly elections, the AAP recorded a massive victory winning 62 of the 70 seats while BJP bagged the remaining eight seats. The Congress drew a blank for the second consecutive time.