New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday afternoon, which will be the first meeting of the duo after the Aam Aadmi Party’s massive win in Delhi Election 2020. On February 16, Kejriwal took oath as the CM for the third time after his party won 62 seats out of 70 Assembly seats in Delhi. Also Read - Kejriwal Seeks PM Modi's Cooperation, Says ‘We Must Work Together to Make Delhi City of Pride For All Indians’
Though it’s a courtesy visit, speculations are on whether the duo will talk about Shaheen Bagh protesters as interlocutors are also supposed to meet the protesters today. Also Read - Opinion | Women Steered Arvind Kejriwal to Power But Sadly, There is No Place For Them in His New Cabinet
Soon after winning, Arvind Kejriwal took to Twitter and sought PM Narendra Modi’s blessings for the development of Delhi in close co-ordination with the Centre. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was invited to Kejriwal’s swearing-in ceremony but PM Modi was in Varanasi that day. Kejriwal, along with Manish Sisodia, Satyendar Jain, Gopal Rai, Imran Hussain, Rajendra Pal Gautam and Kailash Gahlot, was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal at the historic Ramlila Maidan Also Read - 'Hum Honge Kamyab,' Vows Arvind Kejriwal After Swearing-in For Third Term as Delhi Chief Minister
The Assembly elections in Delhi 2020 saw acrimonious campaigning in which Kejriwal has been called a terrorist and several BJP leaders, including Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma, were barred by the Election Commission from campaigning over their unbridled hate speeches. In a recent interview, Amit Shah admitted that the result of the Delhi Elections 2020 might be a fallout of the hate speeches.