Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann meets President Kovind and Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu

After taking oath as Punjab CM, Bhagwant Mann visited President Ram Nath Kovind for the first time at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

On April 12, after taking oath as Punjab Chief Minister, Bhagwant Mann visited President Ram Nath Kovind for the first time at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.


Mann also met with Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.

On Tuesday, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and Aam Aadmi Party leader M Venkaiah Naidu will meet with President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu in Delhi (April 12).

This will be the first meeting between the AAP leader and the President and Vice President following his inauguration as Punjab Chief Minister. The leaders are expected to discuss a number of crucial matters pertaining to Punjab’s interests.

Bhagwant Mann, the Chief Minister, announced the news on Twitter.

“Today I am going to meet the Hon’ble President and the Vice President in Delhi,”  he wrote.

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann promises

Following that, at around 3 p.m. today, CM Mann will meet with AAP national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (April 12). According to ANI, quoting AAP sources, he would outline the free electricity scheme that he promised during the Punjab elections. One of the Aam Aadmi Party’s key campaign pledges in Punjab was to deliver 300 units of free power to inhabitants of the state.

In that vein, a major announcement on the free power promise is likely to be made by the end of the day, when the Punjab Chief Minister attends critical meetings in the national capital.

On Monday, April 11, the Punjab Chief Minister sought time from the public to fix concerns in the face of opposition pressure to keep the AAP’s pre-poll pledges.

Mann implored the people of Punjab to be patient in a Facebook post, saying that he remembers every promise that has been given.

Punjab’s AAP campaign promise of Free Electricity

For a long time, Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party has talked of delivering free power to the people of Punjab. It was also one of the first pledges made by the party. When it began campaigning for the historic Punjab Assembly elections, which it won.

In this regard, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal stated that if elected. The AAP government would supply every home with 300 free units of electricity. In addition, he said that his government ensures that power is available in Delhi at all times.

This pledge was also underlined in the AAP manifesto. However it did not include the ‘300 units,’ instead opting for ’24-hour electricity and free units’. While the AAP has been in power for almost a month. Its promises are yet to be realized in the state. The opposition has continued to criticize Kejriwal and Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann for it.