Capt Amarinder Singh takes Oath as Punjab CM

PunjabX Congress, Captain Amarinder Singh,Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh
PunjabX Congress, Captain Amarinder Singh,Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh

CHANDIGARH:  Punjab, the Congress‘ only consolation is going to get Captain Amarinder Singh, 77, as its Chief Minister on Thursday.PunjabX Congress, Captain Amarinder Singh,Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh

Watching the Captain take oath will be a large number of Congress leaders including Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

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This will be the second stint of the Captain, as the Congress’ chief minister-designate is also called, in the state’s top job and marks the revival of the party in a state where it has been out of power for a decade. The Captain netted 77 of 117 assembly seats for the party in the election that may be his last, leaving 20 for the AAP and 15 for the Akali Dal.

Captain Amarinder will be sworn in with nine cabinet ministers on Thursday at the Punjab Raj Bhavan at 10 am.

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