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Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi chief minister

DELHI: Anti-corruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal took oath as Delhi's chief minister at the historic Ramlila Maidan on Saturday.

The 46-year-old former civil servant's Aam Aadmi (Common Man) Party (AAP) won all but three of the 70 seats in state elections after pledges to tackle entrenched corruption and lower utility bills won over legions of working-class voters willing to give him another chance.
His first term as chief minister lasted just 49 days and ended in chaos a year ago, sparking accusations he was fleeing the tough job of administration.
Before last Saturday's election he apologised for leaving voters without an elected government for a year, telling the Times of India daily that he and his party had “evolved”.
Kejriwal's style remains unconventional, but he appears eager to project a more grown-up image this time around.

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