NEW DELHI: After victory the high-stakes Delhi MCD elections, Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday addressed his party workers and said that he also wants PM’s blessings to better Delhi.
Addressing a gathering after the victory, he said, “We need everyone’s cooperation to better Delhi, especially the central government’s cooperation.” He sought Prime Minister Modi’s blessing to develop Delhi.
“Today, from this platform, I seek blessings from the Central Government, especially the Prime Minister, to fix Delhi…the blessings of the Central Government and the Prime Minister are also needed.”
“I want the cooperation of the BJP and Congress to work for Delhi now. I appeal to the Centre and ask for PM Modi’s blessings to make Delhi better. We have to make MCD corruption-free. Today, the people of Delhi have given a message to the entire nation,” Kejriwal said.
अहंकार करने से बड़ी-बड़ी सत्ता गिर गई है।— AAP (@AamAadmiParty) December 7, 2022
AAP के सभी मंत्री, MLAs, पार्षद कभी भी अहंकार मत करना।
जिस दिन आपने अहंकार किया, उस दिन आपका पतन पक्का है। आपको ऊपर वाला कभी माफ़ नहीं करेगा।
– CM @ArvindKejriwal #MCDMeinBhiKejriwal pic.twitter.com/5Sy0WiwayC
He said, “The people of Delhi have given me many responsibilities including cleanliness of Delhi, removal of corruption, repair of the park. I will work hard day and night to keep this trust of yours.”
AAP won 134 seats so far in the lections, ending BJP’s 15-year-long reign. However, the saffron party did put up a strong fight winning 104 seats rejected exit polls prediction about a debacle in the civic poll. Congress reduced to 9 and others won 3.
BJP wins 3 out of 4 wards in Manish Sisodia’s Patparganj constituency
In a setback to AAP, BJP won 3 out of 4 wards under Patparganj in the East Delhi constituency. The BJP’s win in this region holds significance as it is considered a stronghold of Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.
There are a total of four wards under the Patparganj constituency – Mayur Vihar Phase-II, Patpar Ganj, Mandawali, and Vinod Nagar. The BJP’s candidates won from Patparganj, Mandawali, and Vinod Nagar, whereas, Mayur Vihar Phase-II was bagged by the AAP’s candidate.