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Kejriwal congratulates Gujarat voters after AAP registers impressive gains

Kejriwal congratulated the people of Gujarat on Tuesday for ushering in a new era of politics after his party registered impressive gains in the civic body polls in the state

Aam Aadmi Party | Gujarat elections

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal
Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor congratulated the people of Gujarat on Tuesday for ushering in a new era of after his party registered impressive gains in the civic body polls in the state.

Kejriwal will hold a road show in Gujarat on February 26 to thank the people of the state, the party said.

"Heartfelt congratulations to the people of Gujarat for ushering in a new era of politics," the (AAP) chief said in a tweet in Hindi.

He added that the people of Gujarat have voted for the of work as they are fed up with the of the BJP and the Congress.

"The people of Gujarat wanted an alternative and the AAP has emerged as a key alternative to the present parties. Now the upcoming Assembly election will be fought between the and the BJP," the chief minister said.

His deputy Manish Sisodia also took to Twitter, saying, "The kind of love and support the people of Gujarat have shown, heartfelt thanks to each voter. All of us will work together towards 'kam ki rajneeti' (politics of work)."

"We will raise public issues on the streets as well as in the Assembly. The people of Surat have done a great job. The people of Gujarat are upset with the BJP, they do not trust the Congress and the has emerged as their only hope," he said in a statement.

The AAP, which had fielded 470 candidates across six municipal corporations in Gujarat, won 27 seats in Surat. Its workers celebrated the poll results by cutting cakes.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Tue, February 23 2021. 21:58 IST