New Delhi, April 15: With just 8 days left for the MCD Elections 2017, Aam Aadmi Party convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party for the rising dengue, chikungunya cases and the filthy roads of Delhi filled with garbage. Also Read - ‘Kejriwal Lies, Khattar Thrashes’: Punjab CM Again Attacks His Neighbouring Counterparts Amid Protests
AAP chief clearly stated that ruling party at the MCD and at the centre has done nothing for Delhi. He urged people to not to vote for BJP as voting for it will be like voting for a stocked garbage. AAP chief believes that the anti-incumbency factor will play a vital role in polls scheduled for April 23, the date of MCD polls, as it’s been 10 years since the saffron party has been ruling MCD. ” BJP is riding on the back of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the latter isn’t going to run MCD. If BJP comes into power again the roads of the national capital will be filled with garbage again,” Kejriwal told News18 in an interview. Also Read - Maharashtra MLC Election Results 2020: BJP Suffers Setback, Wins Only 1/6 Seats; Ruling MVA Coalition Wins 4
Kejriwal urged people to compare the work of BJP-led MCD of last 10 years to their work of last 2 years, adding,” we have done a lot for Delhi and people are acknowledging the work done by us.” He emphasised further and said, “we have constructed around 7 flyovers and saved crores of rupees, one can check on it.” Delhi CM blamed the saffron party for not resolving the sanitation issues. Also Read: MCD Elections 2017 Opinion Poll: BJP supported by 34% Delhi residents, AAP to emerge second, predicts ABP News – C-Voter survey Also Read - Rahul Gandhi Seems To Lack Consistency, Says NCP Chief Sharad Pawar
Brushing aside the Modi wave in the upcoming MCD polls, AAP chief seemed confident of victory and stated that if AAP doesn’t win the polls then it will be run by corrupt people and the national capital will continue to witness cleanliness, garbage issues.
Talking about defeat in Rajouri Garden by-polls, Delhi CM said people of the assembly were angry as he had stepped out to fight in the Punjab polls, but it was Jarnail Singh’s decision to do so. This year many parties will be contesting in MCD polls including Swaraj India, AIMIM, Samajwadi Party, Janata Dal-United etc. The elections will be held on April 23 and the results will be announced on April 26.