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Capt. Amarinder takes charge as Punjab CM

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Captain on Thursday took charge as the Chief Minister.

He sworn-in as the 29th Chief Minister of earlier in the day.

Singh, who led the to victory in the state after a decade, was sworn-in as the chief minister for the second time.

Governor V.P. Singh Badnore administered the oath of office and secrecy to Singh and nine members of his cabinet at Raj Bhawan here.

Navjot Singh Sidhu, Manpreet Singh Badal, and Charanjit Channi are among the other MLAs who took oath as ministers today.

Former prime minister and vice-president also attended the swearing-in ceremony. chief Raj Babbar and former telecom minister were also in attendance.

Inducted into the by and first elected to the in 1980, Capt. Singh had been campaigning to mark the first state-victory for the grand old party after the 2014 debacle.

Singh contested on the Patiala (Urban) seat. The assembly segment has been represented by him on three consecutive occasions, from 2002 to 2014.

The secured 77 out of 117 seats in the polls. The (AAP) won 20 seats on its debut, making as the second largest party in the Assembly.

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-(BJP) alliance fared the worst with 18 seats.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Capt. Amarinder takes charge as Punjab CM

Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday took charge as the Punjab Chief Minister.He sworn-in as the 29th Chief Minister of Punjab earlier in the day.Singh, who led the Congress to victory in the state after a decade, was sworn-in as the chief minister for the second time.Governor V.P. Singh Badnore administered the oath of office and secrecy to Singh and nine members of his cabinet at Raj Bhawan here.Navjot Singh Sidhu, Manpreet Singh Badal, and Charanjit Channi are among the other Congress MLAs who took oath as ministers today.Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi also attended the swearing-in ceremony. Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar and former telecom minister Ambika Soni were also in attendance.Inducted into the Congress by Rajiv Gandhi and first elected to the Lok Sabha in 1980, Capt. Singh had been campaigning to mark the first state-election victory for the grand old party after the 2014 Lok Sabha debacle.Singh contested on the ...

Captain on Thursday took charge as the Chief Minister.

He sworn-in as the 29th Chief Minister of earlier in the day.

Singh, who led the to victory in the state after a decade, was sworn-in as the chief minister for the second time.

Governor V.P. Singh Badnore administered the oath of office and secrecy to Singh and nine members of his cabinet at Raj Bhawan here.

Navjot Singh Sidhu, Manpreet Singh Badal, and Charanjit Channi are among the other MLAs who took oath as ministers today.

Former prime minister and vice-president also attended the swearing-in ceremony. chief Raj Babbar and former telecom minister were also in attendance.

Inducted into the by and first elected to the in 1980, Capt. Singh had been campaigning to mark the first state-victory for the grand old party after the 2014 debacle.

Singh contested on the Patiala (Urban) seat. The assembly segment has been represented by him on three consecutive occasions, from 2002 to 2014.

The secured 77 out of 117 seats in the polls. The (AAP) won 20 seats on its debut, making as the second largest party in the Assembly.

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-(BJP) alliance fared the worst with 18 seats.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Capt. Amarinder takes charge as Punjab CM

Captain on Thursday took charge as the Chief Minister.

He sworn-in as the 29th Chief Minister of earlier in the day.

Singh, who led the to victory in the state after a decade, was sworn-in as the chief minister for the second time.

Governor V.P. Singh Badnore administered the oath of office and secrecy to Singh and nine members of his cabinet at Raj Bhawan here.

Navjot Singh Sidhu, Manpreet Singh Badal, and Charanjit Channi are among the other MLAs who took oath as ministers today.

Former prime minister and vice-president also attended the swearing-in ceremony. chief Raj Babbar and former telecom minister were also in attendance.

Inducted into the by and first elected to the in 1980, Capt. Singh had been campaigning to mark the first state-victory for the grand old party after the 2014 debacle.

Singh contested on the Patiala (Urban) seat. The assembly segment has been represented by him on three consecutive occasions, from 2002 to 2014.

The secured 77 out of 117 seats in the polls. The (AAP) won 20 seats on its debut, making as the second largest party in the Assembly.

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-(BJP) alliance fared the worst with 18 seats.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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