Atishi, Saurabh Bharadwaj, and eight other Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs were sworn in as ministers in the Delhi cabinet on Wednesday. Atishi, who previously served as an advisor to the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, will be heading the education, tourism, and art and culture departments. Saurabh Bharadwaj will be responsible for the transport, development, and cooperation departments.
The AAP government, led by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, won a historic third term in the Delhi assembly elections held in 2020. The new cabinet was formed after the resignation of former ministers Kailash Gahlot, Imran Hussain, and Rajendra Pal Gautam.
Apart from Atishi and Saurabh Bharadwaj, other AAP MLAs who were sworn in as ministers include Rajendra Pal Gautam, Manish Sisodia, Satyendar Jain, Gopal Rai, Kailash Gahlot, Imran Hussain, and others.
The new cabinet is expected to focus on improving Delhi’s public education system, developing public transport infrastructure, and promoting tourism and culture in the city. The AAP government has been credited with improving the quality of education in Delhi’s government schools, providing free water and electricity to residents, and improving healthcare services in the city.
The swearing-in ceremony was attended by senior AAP leaders, including Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. Several opposition leaders also congratulated the newly appointed ministers on their appointments.
In conclusion, the swearing-in of Atishi, Saurabh Bharadwaj, and other AAP MLAs as ministers in the Delhi cabinet signals the government’s commitment to improving public education, transport, and tourism in the city. The AAP government has a track record of implementing progressive policies and delivering on its promises, and the new cabinet is expected to continue the same. The appointment of Atishi, a renowned educationist, as the education minister is particularly significant, as it highlights the government’s focus on improving the quality of education in the city.