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Kejriwal not invited for Magenta Line inauguration isn't surprising: Swamy

Swamy further averred that it is up to the Central Government to decide whom to invite

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Subramanian Swamy
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy

(BJP) leader said, it is not surprising that was not invited for the inauguration of Delhi Metro's Botanical Garden-Kalkaji Mandir section of the

Speaking to ANI, said, "This is not surprising. This is a centrally financed project, all the efforts made by the Centre. Delhi administration has had a very little role in it."

Swamy further averred that it is up to the to decide whom to invite.

"However, it the prerogative of the to decide who in addition to the should be invited. I don't think there was anything extraordinary to invite Kejriwal," added Swamy.

Earlier on Monday, inaugurated a stretch of the new of the

Prime Minister Modi, along with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, also travelled on a patch of the new route - from to the Okhla Bird Sanctuary station.

The 12.64-km stretch runs between Kalkaji and Noida's Botanical Garden and accounts for a travel time of 19 minutes, thus facilitating easy access for commuters from south Delhi to Noida, and vice versa.

First Published: Tue, December 26 2017. 08:37 IST