Arvind Kejriwal and his AAP ministers to be sworn in on Saturday

Arvind Kejriwal will be sworn in as Delhi’s new Chief Minister at noon on Saturday in the Ramlila Maidan, from where he launched a massive campaign in 2011 along with his mentor Anna Hazare for a Lokpal or an anti-corruption ombudsman.

Six newly elected members of Mr Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will also take oath as ministers in the Delhi cabinet.

Arvind Kejriwal will pass orders to fulfill his election promise of providing 700 liters of water every day to each household within 24 hours of taking oath as chief minister of Delhi on Saturday.

In an interview to media on the day President Pranab Mukherjee cleared the way for him to be the CM, Arvind Kejriwal also declared that he would order an audit of the accounts of power distribution companies in the city to check whether they have engaged in fudging their records.

“We are not claiming that we will make water available to everyone, at least at the present. But we are promising to make 700 liters of water free for each family for which only an executive order is needed,” Kejriwal said. He said that distribution of water, and not availability, was the problem.

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