Kejriwal asked to prove majority
Lt Governor Najeeb Jung told Kejriwal to prove his majority on the floor of the House within seven days from the date on which he takes oath of office after receiving the clearan Omega Watches ce of President Pranab Mukherjee.
Kejriwal, who led Aam Aadmi Party to a remarkable victory in assembly elections, will take oath on Saturday along with six other AAP MLAs who will be part of the Cabinet.
“The President has directed that Kejriwal may be asked to prove his majority on the floor of the House within seven days from the date on which he takes oath of office,” senior officials in Delhi government said.
They said the President has appointed Kejriwal as Chief Minister of the National Capital Territory of Delhi with effect from the date he is sworn in.
Sources said a session of the assembly is likely to be called from January 1.
AAP has 28 seats while Congress with 8 has agreed to give it outside support. BJP is the single largest party with 31 seats in its kitty. The party had declined Omega Watches to form government citing lack of majority in the 70 member assembly.
T Omega Watches he date for the swearing in Omega Watches ceremony was finalised at a meeting Kejriwal held with Delhi Chief Secretary DM Spolia.
The cabinet ministers to take oath along with Kejriwal are Manish Sisodia, Rakhi Birla, Somnath Bharti, Saurabh Bhardwaj, Girish Soni and Satendra Jain. PTI