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Vote for literate PM this time: Kejriwal

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Delhi on Wednesday urged people to vote for a literate man, unlike the last time when they voted for a 12th pass.

"The prime minister's post is very important. The last time you appointed to it a 12th pass man. This time, vote for an educated man. A 12th pass man is not wise enough. Another problem is that he doesn't consult anyone. I want to urge the people to think and vote for an educated man," said addressing the "Save Democracy" rally organised by the here.

A galaxy of opposition leaders, including Chief Ministers Mamata Banerjee (West Bengal), N. Chandrababu Naidu (Andhra Pradesh), former chief ministers (Jammu and Kashmir) and Gegong Apang (Arunachal Pradesh), Anand Sharma, attended the rally in a show of strength.

in his address, recalled the anti-corruption protests of 2011 -- following which his party was formed -- and said, "The last time we gathered here, you voted for a change. Today will also be remembered in history as now it is your turn to vote against the "

Accusing the of destroying the economy, the social fabric of the country and the democracy of India, the said, "If you vote for them again, the country will not survive."

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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 20:28 IST
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