New Delhi: Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal for taking oath as the Delhi Chief Minister, the latter thanked the formed and sought his blessings to make the national capital a city of pride. Also Read - Opinion | Women Steered Arvind Kejriwal to Power But Sadly, There is No Place For Them in His New Cabinet
“Thank you for the warm wishes sir. I wish you could come today, but I understand you were busy. We must now work together towards making Delhi a city of pride for all Indians,” Kejriwal said in a tweet to PM Modi. Also Read - 'Hum Honge Kamyab,' Vows Arvind Kejriwal After Swearing-in For Third Term as Delhi Chief Minister
The tweet from the Delhi CM came after Pm Modi in a tweet congratulated Pm Modi for taking oath earlier today. “I congratulate Shri @ArvindKejriwal on taking oath as Delhi’s CM earlier today. Best wishes to him for a fruitful tenure,” PM Modi said.
While taking the oath, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, earlier in the day, had also sought the blessings and cooperation from PM Modi to work together and to bring development to the national capital.
“I had sent an invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji for this event. He could not come maybe he is busy at some other event. But through this platform, I want to take blessings from Prime Minister ji and central government to develop Delhi and take it forward,” Kejriwal said.
While taking oath at the iconic Ramlila Maidan, Kejriwal urged the central government to work together for the betterment of Delhi. “It is time to develop Delhi. In the last 5 years, our goal was to develop Delhi. We will continue to work in the same direction,” he said.
After scoring a landslide victory, Kejriwal was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal.