Bhagwant Mann meets Governor Stakes claim to form government in Punjab
Hands over a letter of support from all the newly-elected MLAs of AAP to the Governor
Swearing-in ceremony will be held at the native place of Bhagat Singh, Khatkar Kalan on March 16
On March 16, not only us, all the people of Punjab will take an oath to make Punjab Prosperous again: Bhagwant Mann
The Voice of Chandigarh :
After the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) received a landslide victory in Punjab, the CM-designate Bhagwant Mann met Governor Banwarilal Purohit at Raj Bhavan on Saturday to stake claim to form the government in Punjab. Mann, including his, handed over the letter of support of all the 91 newly-elected MLAs to the Governor. After being unanimously elected as AAP legislature leader at a meeting of the party MLAs on Friday, Bhagwant Mann had decided to meet the Governor.
Addressing the media outside the Raj Bhavan after meeting the Governor, Bhagwant Mann said that ‘we have handed over the letter of support of all the newly-elected MLAs of Aam Aadmi Party to the Governor and staked claim to form the next government of Punjab, which he accepted’. We also informed the Governor about the place and time of the swearing-in ceremony. The swearing-in ceremony will be held on March 16 at 12.30 pm in Khatkar Kalan, the native village of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh.
Mann said that “I have invited all the people of Punjab to come to Khatkar kalan for this historic occasion. On March 16, not only us and our ministers, all the people of Punjab will take an oath to make Punjab prosperous again. We all together make Punjab Prosperous”.