AAP’s government was formed and the names of the ministers were also announced, but Jeevan Jyot Kaur, the candidate who had defeated Sidhu and Majithia, has not been given any place in Bhagwant Mann’s cabinet.
Ten ministers of Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Man Singh’s cabinet will take oath today. In this cabinet of Mann, two farmers, three lawyers, two doctors, one social worker, one engineer and one businessman have been made ministers.
Aam Aadmi Party has got a historic victory in the Punjab Assembly elections. Bhagwant Mann was sworn in as Chief Minister on March 16 at Khatkarkalan, the village of Bhagat Singh.
Harpal Cheema was the first to take oath in the ceremony. The son and daughter of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann were also present in the front row of VVIPs in the ceremony. After Cheema, the MLA of Malout, Dr. Baljit Kaur took oath as the minister. Dr. Baljit Kaur, an eye surgeon by profession, is the only woman in the cabinet. She is the daughter of former AAP MP Sadhu Singh. Dr. Baljit Kaur said that I thank the people of Punjab and the party high command. It is a good mindset of AAP that they have included a woman in the cabinet.
Harbhajan Singh ETO took oath at number three. After this, Dr. Vijay Singla, who defeated Sidhu Musewala from Mansa, took the oath of office. Lalchand Kataruchak, who became MLA from Bhoa, has taken oath. Barnala MLA Gurmeet Singh Meet Hair took oath as minister. Meet Heyer said that I am grateful to the party leaders. It is a big responsibility and I will fulfill it honestly.
After this Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal took oath. Dhaliwal said that we will work honestly for the people of Punjab. After him Laljit Bhullar and Brahm Shankar Zimpa also took oath as ministers.
Lastly, Harjot Singh Bains took the oath of office. After taking oath, Harjot Bains said that we have got a big responsibility. Apart from this, Kultar Sandhwan, MLA from Kotkapura, will be made the speaker of the assembly. Sandhwan himself tweeted this information. Along with this, he thanked Arvind Kejriwal and CM Bhagwant Mann.