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Ahead of his swearing-in, Capt. Amarinder Singh's wax statue unveiled in Ludhiana

ANI  |  Ludhiana (Punjab) [India] 

A wax statue of Captain Amarinder Singh, who will be sworn-in as Chief Minister today for the second time, was unveiled at

Singh led the to victory in the northern state after a decade.

Inducted into the by and first elected to the in 1980, Capt. 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.

Governor VP Singh Badnore will administer the oath of office and secrecy to Singh at Raj Bhawan in

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

Former prime minister and party vice-president are among those who will attend the ceremony.

The Congress secured 77 out of 117 seats in the polls. 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: Thu, March 16 2017. 08:06 IST