Punjab: AAP's Bhagwant Mann Meets Governor Purohit To Stake Claim To Form Govt

by PTI - Mar 12, 2022 11:20 AM +05:30 IST
Punjab: AAP's Bhagwant Mann Meets Governor Purohit To Stake Claim To Form GovtBhagwant Mann with Governor Purohit (Pic Via Twitter)

Chandigarh, Mar 12 (PTI) Aam Aadmi Party leader and Punjab chief minister-designate Bhagwant Mann met Governor Banwarilal Purohit Saturday to stake claim to form the new government in the state.

Mann reached the Raj Bhawan here around 10:30 am.        

Mann was elected the AAP's legislature party leader at a meeting of the party MLAs in Mohali on Friday.

The AAP romped home by winning 92 seats in the 117-member Punjab Assembly.

It decimated the Congress and the SAD-BSP combine and its candidates defeated several stalwarts, including the outgoing chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi, SAD patriarch Parkash Singh Badal and former chief minister Amarinder Singh.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without any modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

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