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AAP cannot win poll after poll: Kejriwal

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Chief Minister Kejriwal today sought to give a pep talk to AAP's volunteers demoralised after his party's poor show in the and elections and asked them to gear up for upcoming MCD polls.

In a interaction with volunteers post-polls, Kejriwal said the party's main focus in the MCD polls would be to "clean and make it and span like and Paris," and end corruption in civic bodies and introduce 'Swaraj'.

"If an party like ours wins MCD, we will clean and improve education and health sectors further," the Chief Minister said.

He also asked volunteers to build booth level organisations across the country and popularise the work done by

"We are not Napoleon to win after election, cover territories. We are here for nation's development.

"You have treaded the path of truth and the road to will be full of thorns. But at the end truth will prevail," Kejriwal said, "saluting" the volunteers for their "sacrifice and hardwork".

He also asked volunteers to rally behind Elvis Gomes, the party's losing chief ministerial candidate in

When asked about his visit to Gujarat, Kejriwal said it will happen "soon" as the priority is now winning MCD polls. He is scheduled to visit the western state next week.

The chief said there was some disappointment in volunteers regarding ticket distribution, but he said they must remember that they are with the party for a "dream" which is being realised by the

"We urge all volunteers to focus on MCD elections. We will and clean up and make it the capital the country deserves," he said.

Asked about the Wi-Fi project by a volunteer, Kejriwal said it will take time but it will definitely be delivered during his five-year tenure.

"The system will be robust and sound and Wi-Fi will definitely come to This is a huge experiment in scale and precedence. Technical and financial models are being evaluated," he said.

Kejriwal, who had alleged tampering of EVMs in Punjab, said he is pursuing the matter and will uncover the "fraud" as soon as he gets something concrete.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, March 18 2017. 21:22 IST