New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal is set to take oath as Chief Minister of Delhi on Saturday following the party’s massive victory in the assembly polls today.
All the elected legislators of the victorious AAP will meet at 5 pm at the Constitution Club here to formally choose the legislative party leader, sources addesaid.
The AAP is poised to win at least 65 seats in the 70-member Delhi assembly.
Kejriwal today handed down a crushing defeat to BJP’s Nupur Sharma by 31,583 votes from the prestigious New Delhi constituency.
While Kejriwal bagged 57,213 votes, Sharma could manage 25,630 votes. Former Delhi Minister and Congress leader Kiran Walia finished a distant third with 4,781 votes.
In the 2013 Assembly polls, Kejriwal had made a stunning electoral debut by defeating Delhi’s three-time Congress Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.