"Start Of A New Politics": Arvind Kejriwal On Gujarat Civic Poll Performance

"Start Of A New Politics": Arvind Kejriwal On Gujarat Civic Poll Performance

Newsdesk |
February 24, 2021

The Aam Admi Party's (AAP) emergence in the Surat civic body is the beginning of a new politics in Gujarat and each of its winning candidates will execute the responsibility with honesty, party chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today. He also vowed to improve Gujarat in partnership with the people of the state. AAP garnered an impressive 27 seats in the coastal city, replacing the Congress as the main opposition party in the city municipal corporations, elections for which were held on Sunday.

New Delhi, 24 February 2021

Gleaming over his party's performance, Mr Kejriwal said, "The people of Surat have defeated a 125 party, the Congress, to give the AAP the responsibility of the main opposition. I would like to assure you that each of our winning candidates will handle the responsibility with honesty." Of 576 seats that voted on Sunday, the BJP has won 483 seats, according to he results announced yesterday. The Congress came a distant second with just 55 seats. AAP, contesting the polls for the first time, won 27 - all from Surat, delivering a big jolt to the Congress which didn't win a single seat in the city this time.

Source - NDTV


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