Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday hit out on the Centre over its ordinance on management of companies within the nationwide capital, saying Delhi is the primary to be “attacked” and related ordinances can even be introduced for different states.
Addressing the Aam Aadmi Get together’s “Maha Rally” on the Ramlila Maidan, the celebration’s nationwide convener stated the Centre’s ordinance was an insult to the individuals of town. The ordinance says that there will likely be no democracy in Delhi, he alleged.
“There will likely be dictatorship in Delhi and the LG (lieutenant governor) is supreme. Individuals can vote for whoever they need, however the Centre will run Delhi,” Arvind Kejriwal stated.
“I’ve been travelling throughout the nation and I wish to guarantee the individuals of Delhi that they don’t seem to be alone. The 140 crore individuals of India are with them,” he stated.
Delhi is the “first metropolis to be attacked” and they’ll carry such ordinances for Rajasthan and different states too, the AAP chief claimed.
On the arrests of AAP leaders Manish Sisodia and Satyendar Jain, he stated they had been arrested with a view to cease works within the nationwide capital. “However we have now have 100 Sisodias and 100 Jains. They may proceed the great work,” the chief minister stated.
Whereas former deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia was arrested in February over alleged corruption within the formulation and implementation of the now-scrapped liquor coverage for 2021-22, Mr Jain was arrested in Could final yr in a cash laundering case. “I wish to ask that PM (Narendra) Modi has been in energy as Gujarat chief minister after which as prime minister for lengthy, and Kejriwal has been in energy for eight years, who has finished extra work for individuals,” he stated.
The occasion was additionally attended by Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal, who careworn on opposition unity to battle the BJP within the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.