As per the list of ministers given to the Punjab Governor for the oath ceremony, Brahm Mohindra, party's senior-most legislator was in the first place, Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu on the second place. 75-year-old Amarinder was sworn in as the state's 26th chief minister along with nine ministers, including Navjot Singh Sidhu.
Captain Amarinder's cabinet team will also include Manpreet Singh Badal, the estranged nephew of outgoing Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal. However, there has been no confirmation about the same yet.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh attended the ceremony, signifying how important the victory in Punjab was for the party that was ousted from power in two other states - Uttarakhand and Manipur.
#10:30am: Sadhu Singh Dharamsrotr takes oath as Cabinet Minister.
On 11 March, Congress had a landslide victory in the Punjab polls as it won 77 seats in the 117-seat Assembly.
While Aruna Chaudhary, Minister of State (Independent Charge) has been assigned the portfolios of Higher Education and School Education (Independent Charge), Razia Sultana has been allotted the portfolios of PWD (B&R), Social Security & Development of Women and Children (Independent Charge). That had been the question everybody had been waiting for an answer to - whether he would be made a minister, or a cabinet minister, or even deputy chief minister.
Captain Amarinder Singh took oath as Punjab chief minister. The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) - Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine won 18 seats, the AAP won 20, and two seats went to the newly-floated outfit and AAP ally, the Lok Insaaf Party.
This is the second time that Amarinder is going to take charge as the Chief Minister of Punjab.
Manpreet Singh Badal sworn in as Cabinet minister of Punjab government.
Congress leaders hailed the change of guard in Punjab as a historic moment that will "transform the state's fortunes and revive its pristine glory".
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