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Rahul to attend Capt. Amarinder's swearing-in ceremony tomorrow

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

vice-president will be attending his party leader and to-be Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's swearing-in ceremony tomorrow in

Navjot Sidhu, Manpreet Badal, Charanjit Channi are among the other MLAs who would be taking oath as ministers tomorrow.

After securing an astounding victory in the assembly polls, Captain Amarinder on Sunday Governor V.P. Singh Badnore to stake his claim to form the in the state.

Captain Singh said that the date for oath ceremony has been fixed for March 16.

"We the governor. We have staked our claim to form the and the date has been fixed for 16," he told reporters.

The secured 77 out of 117 seats in the polls making a strong comeback after a decade.

The (AAP) won 20 seats on debut, making it the second largest party in the Assembly.

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

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First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 20:16 IST