Delhi Assembly session begins, MLAs take oath(Update/Delhi Assembly)

New Delhi, Jan.1: The first session of the newly elected Delhi Assembly began here on Wednesday afternoon with Pro-tem Speaker Mateen Ahmad in the chair.

The session will come to end on January 7.

On the first day of the session, newly elected MLAs took oath to perform their responsibilities in good faith and to uphold the Constitution of India.

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party government will also seek a vote of confidence on the floor of the assembly during this period.

The election of the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker has been fixed for January 3.

Aam Aadmi Party has decided to propose its MLA MS Dhir as its candidate for the post of Speaker in Delhi Assembly.

Meanwhile, Delhi Congress president Arvinder Singh Lovely has said that as long as the Aam Aadmi Party-led government pursues pro-people policies, the Congress will offer support to it.

He also cautioned the AAP leadership to stop criticising and attacking the Congress at every occasion and venue. (ANI)