Here's list of Arvind Kejriwal's Cabinet ministers
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal along with six elected legislators will take oath at Ramlila Maidan on Saturday.
New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal along with six elected legislators will take oath at Ramlila Maidan on Saturday.
President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday appointed Kejriwal as the chief minister of Delhi.
Following the union cabinet's recommendation, the President revoked the order issued on February 16, 2014 placing Delhi under central rule with effect from Feb 14, 2015.
The AAP chief will keep the key portfolios of home, power and finance with himself after assuming Delhi chief ministership today.
Kejriwal's confidante Manish Sisodia is likely to be made the deputy chief minister and given the charge of education, PWD and urban development.
AAP leader Satyendra Jain, who had handled the Health and Industry in the earlier AAP rule, will retain the same portfolios, sources said.
Gopal Rai, who has been associated with the AAP chief since Lokpal movement, is tipped to be the next transport and labour minister.
Sandeep Kumar, a lawyer by profession, is likely to handle women and child welfare department and SC and ST welfare while Jitendra Tomar, another lawyer, will handle the law department.
Asim Ahmed Khan is likely to be given the charge of food and civil supplies and minority affairs ministries.
After being dropped out of the new Arvind Kejriwal-led cabinet, former AAP minister Somnath Bharti today said he had willingly decided not to take any responsibility because he wants to focus on building his constituency as a model one.
Rakhi Birla, Saurabh Bharadwaj, and Girish Soni are others who would not be part of the new Cabinet, according to the sources.
The AAP won a staggering 67 of the 70 seats in the Delhi Assembly on Tuesday, leaving just three to the Bharatiya Janata Party. The Congress was wiped out.
(With agency inputs)