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Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann's kids came from US to attend oath ceremony

By Jasleen Kaur -- March 16, 2022 4:53 pm -- Updated:March 16, 2022 4:53 pm

Chandigarh, March 16: The daughter and son of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Bhagwant Mann came all the way from the United States to attend their father's swearing-in as the Punjab Chief Minister.

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and his wife Inderpreet Kaur, who hails from Barewal of Ludhiana, had separated in 2015. After this, the children and their mother shifted to the US.

The AAP leader had described his divorce as: ‘Jo latkeyan si chiran to o hal ho gaya, court ch eh faisla kal ho gaya.. ek passey si parivaar, dujey passey si parivaar.. main taan yaaron Punjab de vall ho gaya…’ ( A long pending issue has been solved. The court has decided. I had to choose between my two families. I have chosen Punjab).’

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann's kids came from US to attend oath ceremony A file photo of Bhagwant Mann and his wife Inderpreet Kaur

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Earlier, the Punjab Chief Minister's wife Inderpreet Kaur had campaigned for he rhusband in 2014 in the Lok Sabha polls. She used to campaign for him in villages of Sangrur, from where Mann was elected as AAP MP for the first time. However, the couple filef for a divorce in 2015.

Bhagwant Mann is very attached to his children. He often take to social media to express love for his children. He had once shared how his daughter had remained on a ventilator after birth due to head injury.

"I love you and miss you..." Bhagwant Mann wrote for his children in several Facebook posts.

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann's kids came from US to attend oath ceremony

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Notably, Bhagwant Mann was administered the oath by Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit. Attendees of the event included the veteran Punjabi singer Gurdas Maan, AAP leader Raghav Chadha among other party MLAs. The ceremony was an AAP exclusive event. Besides Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal, no other Chief Ministers of the states were present. Outgoing Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi was also missing.

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann's kids came from US to attend oath ceremony

-PTC News

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