After the resignation of Amarinder Singh, Charanjit Singh Channi takes oath as 16th chief minister of Punjab today amid a bitter war within the state Congress Party.
C Channi becomes the 1st dalit leader to head the state.
The swearing-in ceremony took place at Governor’s house in Chandigarh. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Punjab congress chief Navjot Singh Sindhu and other leaders were present at the event.
The Punjab Legislative Assembly election will be held in the month of February or March next year.