Arvind Kejriwal
Arvind Kejriwal|IANS (File photo)

President appoints Kejriwal as Delhi Chief Minister


New Delhi, February 14, 2020

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday appointed Arvind Kejriwal as the Chief Minister of Delhi with effect from Sunday.

Kovind also appointed Manish Sisodia, Satyendar Jain, Gopal Rai, Kailash Gehlot, Imran Hussain and Rajendra Pal Gautam as Cabinet Minister.

They all will take oath as ministers along with Kejriwal on Sunday.

The President also accepted the resignation of Kejriwal and his Cabinet from the last term.

Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party bagged 62 of the 70 Assembly seats in Delhi in the elections held on February 8 and will be forming the government again on Sunday.

Kejriwal is retaining all his Cabinet Ministers in the new term.