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Arvind Kejriwal sworn-in as Chief Minister of Delhi

Feb 14, 2015 14:15 IST

Arvind KejriwalArvind Kejriwal on 14 February 2015 was sworn-in as Chief Minister of Delhi.

The oath of office and secrecy was administered by Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung at Ramlila Ground, Delhi.

Other than Arvind Kejriwal, six other party members Manish Sisodia, Satyendra Jain, Jitendra Tomar, Gopal Rai, Sandeep Kumar and Asim Ahmed Khan were administered oath as Cabinet Ministers.

President of India Pranab Mukherjee on 13 February 2015 appointed Arvind Kejriwal as the Chief Minister of the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi.

With the appointment, President of India revoked the order of President’s rule with effect from 14 February 2015. The orders of Presidents rule in National Capital Territory of Delhi were issued earlier on 16 February 2014, under Article 239AB of the Constitution.

Also, he had appointed six AAP leaders as ministers on the advice of the Chief Minister.

Portfolio of Delhi Cabinet:

Arvind Kejriwal: Chief Minister
Manish Sisodia: Deputy Chief Minister, Finance & Planning, Education, UD, Vigilance, Services, Administrative Reforms, Information Technology, Revenue & any other department that is not allocated to any Minister
Sandeep Kumar:  Women and child Social Welfare, Language, SC/ST
Gopal Rai: Transport, Development, Labour, General Administration Department and Employement
Asim Ahmed Khan: Food and Civil Supply, Environment and Forest and Election
Jitender Singh Tomar: Law and Justice, Home, Tourism, Art and Culture
Satyendar Jain: Power, Health, Gurudwaras, Industries, PWD and IFC

He became 7th Chief Minister of Delhi as a person and 10th Chief Minister as tenure wise.

List of Chief Ministers of Delhi

S.No.

Chief Ministers Name

Took Office

Tenure

1.

Chaudhary Brahm Prakash

1952

One

2.

G N Singh

1955

One

3.

Madan Lal Khurana 

1993

One

4.

Sahib Singh Verma

1996

One

5.

Sushma Swaraj  

1998

One

6.

Sheila Dikshit

1998

Three

7.

Arvind Kejriwal

2013

Two

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Who: Arvind Kejriwal

Where: Delhi

What: Sworn-in as Chief Minister

When: 14 February 2015

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