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Implementation of pro-people policies top priority, says Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann

By Jasleen Kaur -- March 16, 2022 5:55 pm -- Updated:March 16, 2022 5:55 pm

Chandigarh, March 16: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Wednesday assumed the charge of his office in the Chief Minister Office at the Punjab Civil Secretariat this afternoon after taking oath at Khatkar Kalan, the ancestral village of freedom fighter Bhagat Singh.

Punjab’s 28th Chief Minister entered the Secretariat premises in the atmosphere of festivity prevailed at the Secretariat with rousing welcome by the employees standing around and in balconies. The Chief Minister took guard of honour from the 82nd Battalion of the Punjab Police at the Civil Secretariat.

Implementation of pro-people policies top priority, says Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann

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Chief Secretary Anirudh Tewari and DGP, Punjab, VK Bhawra along with senior IAS officers welcomed the Punjab Chief Minister by presenting bouquets.

Soon after taking the charge of his office, Bhagwant Mann in a short but clear message to the officers and employees present on the occasion said the people of the state had given a historic mandate and his government would work for pro-people policies. The Chief Minister also assured the officers and employees would work in tandem for the betterment of the lives of the people.

Implementation of pro-people policies top priority, says Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann

Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party's national convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday congratulated Bhagwant Mann on becoming the Chief Minister of Punjab.

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Kejriwal, in a tweet, expressed confidence that under Mann's leadership, prosperity will return to Punjab. "Many many congratulations and best wishes to Bhagwant Mann on becoming the Chief Minister of Punjab. I am sure that under your leadership, prosperity will return to Punjab. There will be a lot of progress and people's problems will be solved. God is with you," tweeted Kejriwal in Hindi.

Implementation of pro-people policies top priority, says Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann

-PTC News

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