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Swearing-in Excitement all over Ramlila Maidan

Published: 12th February 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th February 2015 03:57 AM   |  A+A-

NEW DELHI: The stage is set for the AAP to form the government in the national capital after the party’s landslide victory in the Assembly polls, bagging 67 seats out of 70.  Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has recommended revocation of President’s Rule in Delhi.

A covering letter along with a detailed note with ECI notification and a list of elected MLAs has been sent to President through the Ministry of Home Affairs for revocation of the President’s Rule in Delhi.

Swearing.jpgThe ground, which served as the battleground for the Kejriwal during the Anna Hazare-led India Against Corruption movement, is getting decked up to host him for his second oath-taking ceremony. The chief secretary of Delhi DM Spolia is looking after preparation for swearing-in ceremony at Ram Lila Ground on February 14. “Around 50,000 chairs will be placed arranged, 12 enclosures will set up and 16 LCD screens would be put up in and outside the ground,” said PWD secretary Arun Baroka.

The stage for the swearing-in will be 12 feet high and the city government is expecting a  crowd of one lakh. “Around 2,000 police personnel will be deployed to ensure five-tier security as per protocol,” said Baroka.

The Delhi government, North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) and Public Works Department (PWD) are working to make the venue ready for the occasion. “The levelling of the ground is already done as we had made preparations for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent rally here. We are working on arrangement for sanitation like mobile toilets, which would be installed a few days before the function,” Baroka added.

In the meantime, the corridors of the Delhi Secretariat is abuzz with activities, with staff cleaning, dusting and changing the folders as the CM’s cabin, along with those of his ministers are being made functional.

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