Punjab: Charanjit Singh Channi takes oath as the new Chief Minister of the State

Mr Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday, 20th September, 2021 sworn in as the new chief minister of the state succeeding Captain Amarinder Singh. Mr Channi became the 16th Chief Minister of the state and also became the first Dalit CM of Punjab. Sukhbinder Singh and OP Soni were also sworn in and designated as the deputy Chief Minister of the state. The Punjab Governor Mr Banwarilal Purohit administered the oath taking ceremony which was attended by many high profile and veteran politicians special mention is of Rahul Gandhi and other co- leaders of the Congress Party. The State Congress Party chief Mr Navjot Singh Sidhu was also present in the oath taking ceremony. Channi took the oath of CM in the Punjabi Language after that he also decided to hold a cabinet meeting on the same day itself at 8:00 Pm.

State Congress Chief Mr Navjot Singh Sidhu openly declared in his own words, “Rahul Gandhi has created history by making first Dalit Sikh CM in Punjab. A wonderful person has assumed the office today. He has started working on matters of public interest. All issues, including electricity bill waiver will be resolved”.  

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