New Delhi: Soon after holding a meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the first assembly session of Delhi government will begin from February 24. Also Read - ‘Will Work Together For Development of Delhi,' Says Kejriwal After Meeting Amit Shah
Ahead of the assembly session, Kejriwal met his cabinet colleagues to discuss the implementation of the 10 guarantees, including uninterrupted power supply and basic facilities for unauthorised colonies. Also Read - Kejriwal to Meet Amit Shah Today, First Time Since Delhi Win
Addressing a press conference, Kejriwal said he has given the heads of departments (HoDs) a week’s time to prepare an action plan on how to implement the ‘10 guarantees’ mentioned in the guarantee card released by the AAP ahead of the assembly polls. Also Read - Congress Infighting Out in Open: Milind Deora Lauds Kejriwal, Ajay Maken Asks Him to ‘Leave Party’
“The HoDs concerned have been directed to prepare a plan on how they will implement the 10 guarantees. We will make provisions for funds for the implementation of the guarantees in the upcoming budget,” Kejriwal said.
Ahead of the Delhi polls, the AAP had launched the guarantee card namely ‘Kejriwal ka Guarantee Card’ that contains 10 guarantees, including a promise to reduce Delhi’s air pollution by three times.
Earlier in the day, Kejriwal had met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and said both the leaders discussed ways to develop the national capital.
“Met Hon’ble Home Minister Sh Amit Shah ji. Had a very good and fruitful meeting. Discussed several issues related to Delhi. Both of us agreed that we will work together for the development of Delhi,” Kejriwal said in a tweet.
After scoring a landslide victory, Kejriwal met the Home Minister for the first time today. On February 16, Kejriwal took oath as the Chief Minister of Delhi for the third time along with his other ministers. Members of his new cabinet, including Manish Sisodia, Satyendar Jain, Rajendra Pal Gautam and Imran Hussain, also took charge at the Delhi Secretariat.