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'Janata's CM' Kejriwal to take oath on February 14

February 10, 2015 17:53 IST
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AAP's Arvind Kejriwal addresses a rally in New Delhi. Photograph: AAP/Facebook

Exactly a year after he had resigned as the Delhi chief minister, Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal will be taking oath again on February 14 at New Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan.

"Arvind Kejriwal will take oath as the Delhi chief minister on February 14 at Ramlila Maidan," AAP leader Ashutosh said after the party's landslide victory in the Delhi assembly polls.

Kejriwal emerged victorious in the high-profile New Delhi constituency by handing over a crushing defeat to Bhatartiya Janata Party's Nupur Sharma by a huge margin of 31,583 votes.

After AAP had thrown a surprise by uprooting the Congress out of power in 2013 assembly elections as a debutant party, Kejriwal had taken oath as Delhi's seventh chief minister on December 28 at a public ceremony in the historic Ramlila Maidan, the venue of the Lokpal movement.

He had defeated the three-time Delhi CM Shiela Dikshit on her home-turf by a margin of 25,864 votes. However, after serving the government for 49 days, he had resigned on February 14 last year after his push for the anti-corruption Jan Lokpal Bill was blocked in the state assembly by BJP and Congress.

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