Kejriwal to keep finance, power, home; Other Ministers’ Portfolios

kejriwalArvind Kejriwal, who will be sworn in as Delhi’s chief minister Saturday, will hold the portfolios of home, power and finance, AAP sources said.

Kejriwal confidant Manish Sisodia, tipped to be the deputy chief minister, has been allotted the departments of urban development, public works and education.

Satyendra Jain, who was the health minister in the AAP’s earlier 49-day innings, will head the same ministry.

Gopal Rai, one of the four new faces in the seven-member ministry, will be the transport minister. He will also have charge of the labour department.

Sandeep Kumar will be the minister for women and child development. Jitender Tomar will be the new law minister. And Asim Ahmed Khan will be food and civil supplies minister.

The Aam Aadmi Party won a staggering 67 of the 70 seats in the Delhi assembly Tuesday, leaving just three to the Bharatiya Janata Party. The Congress was wiped out.(IANS)

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