Thursday 24 April 2014
News updated at 8:36 AM IST
Weather
Max: 0°C
Min : 0°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day
Breaking News

Kejriwal wants to take oath on Dec 26

New Delhi, Dec 23, 2013 (PTI)
 Aam Admi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal . AP Photo

 Aam Admi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal today requested Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to allow him to take oath on December 26 at Ramlila Maidan, from where the anti-corruption movement had started.

In an half-an-hour meeting with Jung, Kejriwal conveyed his party's decision to form a government in Delhi, and also requested him to allow the oath taking ceremony to be held at Ramlila Maidan on December 26.

Ramlila Maidan was the venue from where Anna Hazare along with Kejriwal and others started the anti-graft movement last year.


Sources said the LG has sent his report to the President citing all the discussions that took place between him and Kejriwal, along with his letter.

The LG office is now waiting for confirmation from the President regarding the government formation, sources from LG office said.

Kejriwal said today that AAP has given a letter to Lt Governor expressing its readiness to form the government.

"We were called by the Lt Governor to discuss government formation on December 14. We had sought time to take a decision as ours is a party of common people and we wanted to take their views," he said.

Kejriwal said the decision was taken after a meeting of the party's Political Affairs Committee today morning in which the results of the referendum were discussed.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A woman with her son watches from a window the election campaign rally of National Conference...

A woman with her son watches from a window the election campaign rally of National Conference...

People get their face painted to create awareness on importance of voting in Mumbai on Wednesday...

People get their face painted to create awareness on importance of voting in Mumbai on Wednesday...

Girls display placards to create awareness on voting in Guwahati on Wednesday. PTI Photo

Girls display placards to create awareness on voting in Guwahati on Wednesday. PTI Photo

Artists make paintings of Sachin Tendulkar to wish him on the eve of his birthday in Moradabad...

Artists make paintings of Sachin Tendulkar to wish him on the eve of his birthday in Moradabad...

Police personnel ride a 'jugaad' on their way to polling booths on the eve of Lok Sabha elections...

Police personnel ride a 'jugaad' on their way to polling booths on the eve of Lok Sabha elections...

Girls learn martial arts during a self defense training camp in Faridabad on Wednesday. PTI Photo

Girls learn martial arts during a self defense training camp in Faridabad on Wednesday. PTI Photo

A woman voter showing inked finger to her children during repolling at a polling booth in Kochi...

A woman voter showing inked finger to her children during repolling at a polling booth in Kochi...

A honeybee caught feeding on nectar in ...

A honeybee caught feeding on nectar in ...

Models walk the ramp displaying jewellery during a fashion show in Chandigarh on Wednesday...

Models walk the ramp displaying jewellery during a fashion show in Chandigarh on Wednesday...

Devotees pray and take dip on the banks of the river Ganges, in Varanasi. AP Photo

Devotees pray and take dip on the banks of the river Ganges, in Varanasi. AP Photo

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523