Kejriwal demands full statehood status to Delhi

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to grant full statehood status to Delhi, an issue that the ruling AAP is expected to rise in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls in an emphatic manner.

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said it will hold a door-to-door campaign to make people realize how the BJP had done them injustice on the issue.

Reacting to the PM’s greetings to the people of Arunachal Pradesh on their Statehood Day on Twitter, Kejriwal tweeted, “Sir. Delhi is also waiting for its statehood day. U had promised to the people of Delhi that you wud grant full statehood to Delhi. Kindly do it, sir. People of Delhi have faced injustice for 70 years now.”

However, BJP quashed it as a new strategy by the AAP for votes in the upcoming elections.

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