New Delhi: The Delhi Assembly met here for the first time after the recently held elections in which AAP registered a resounding victory. Elected members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs), both from the ruling party and the opposition BJP attended the first day of assembly session on Monday.
The three-day long Delhi Assembly session will conclude on Wednesday.
The first session of the seventh Delhi Legislative Assembly began with swearing-in of newly elected MLAs. Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, along with all the elected MLAs took oath as members of the Assembly.
The oath was administered by pro-tem speaker Shoaib Iqbal, who is the senior-most member of the House. This is his sixth term. Iqbal was appointed pro-tem speaker on Thursday by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal.
After administration of oath, senior AAP MLA Ram Niwas Goal was unanimously elected as full-time speaker of the Assembly. The election for the speaker was conducted by Iqbal.
The Lieutenant Governor will address the House on the second day (Tuesday). On the third day, the legislators will speak on the motion of thanks on LG's address.