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AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal to Take Oath as Delhi CM at Ramlila Maidan on 16 February


The Aam Aadmi Party has once again waved in Delhi. AAP has got 62 seats out of 70 assembly seats in Delhi. At the same time BJP was reduced to just 8 seats and the congress party has not open its account. This is the hat-trick of AAP and has returned to power for the second time with a strong majority. Although the AAP has lost 5 seats compared to 2015, the BJP has gained the seats.

After the overwhelming majority of the Aam Aadmi Party, now Arvind Kejriwal is set to take oath as the Chief Minister of Delhi on February 16, Sunday. Similar to Delhi elections 2015, Kejriwal will take oath as Delhi Chief Minister at Ramlila Maidan in the national capital. Kejriwal can announce the dates after meeting the Lieutenant Governor on Wednesday. Earlier, information was being received that he would take oath on 14 February.

In the last assembly election, the Aam Aadmi Party won 67 seats, while the BJP won 3 seats. After the victory, Kejriwal thanked the supporters and Delhiites. While Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra resigned from the post taking moral responsibility for the defeat. BJP also said that the party accepts the mandate given by the people of Delhi and it will play the role of positive opposition. The AAP has secured around 54 percent votes in Delhi elections, while the BJP has got 38.51 percent votes. At the same time, Congress has performed the worst in the election and its vote percentage has come down to four percent. According to Election Commission data, AAP has got 53.6 percent votes in Delhi Assembly elections.