The minister also criticized the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for delaying the execution of those convicted in the Nirbhaya case, and said: “The execution of those convicted in the Delhi group rape case in 2012 has now been delayed due to the Negligence of the Delhi government AAP is responsible for the delay in justice Why the Delhi government did not notify those convicted of filing a clemency statement in the past 2.5 years?
Meanwhile, the head of the AAP and the CM of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, said he was under great pressure to object to the presentation of the Budget on February 1, as the Center could introduce schemes to influence voters. However, he said that the development of Delhi was more crucial for him and, therefore, raised no objection,
The Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi and leader of the AAP, Manish Sisodia, will present today his nomination for the segment of the Patparganj assembly. Your demonstration at the SDM office will begin with a padyatra and then a bicycle demonstration.
The battle for the Capital is a prestigious war for the AAP ruler of Kejriwal, who seeks re-election after a blunt victory in 2015 when the party won 67 of 70 seats in the Assembly.
Kejriwal, who has tried to keep the focus of the electoral battle on his government’s development work, such as Mohalla clinics and model schools, had previously said that his party was considering the 70 seats. Following the example of Mamata Banerjee in West Bengal, Kejriwal also agreed to the political consulting firm of electoral strategist Prashant Kishor I-PAC in his quest to return as chief minister of Delhi for the second consecutive term next year, although the firm has had a period too short to deliver.
The AAP launched its campaign last month with the motto “Ache beete 5 saal, lage raho Kejriwal” (The last 5 years have been good, keep up with Kejriwal). Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has also said he was confident in the success of his party.
With regard to the BJP, the CEC of the party will meet today to finalize the list of candidates for the Delhi elections.