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Will develop Delhi into 'Shanti Bagh', not Shaheen Bagh: Manoj Tiwari

He made the comments in his speech before Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a public meeting in East Delhi's Karkardooma

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Delhi BJP State President Manoj Tiwari speaks during the release of BJP's first list of 57 candidates for Delhi Assembly polls, at BJP headquarter in New Delhi. Photo: PTI
Delhi BJP State President Manoj Tiwari. Photo: PTI

Delhi chief on Monday said his party was committed to develop the national capital as 'Shanti Bagh', while others wanted to turn it into Shaheen Bagh.

He made the comments in his speech before Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a public meeting in East Delhi's Karkardooma.

"There are people who want to turn entire Delhi into Shaheen Bagh, but we want it to be Shanti Bagh (garden of peace)," Tiwari said.

He said that in the Delhi elections, the Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) was contesting which ran its government on the basis of "lies" and on the other hand there was the that followed the path of truth.

"On the one hand is the whose government at the Centre ensured hanging of rapists in five days, and on the other hand is a government (AAP) that saved the 'tukde tukde gang'," Tiwari claimed.

Now, the people of Delhi need to decide which government they want, he said.

First Published: Tue, February 04 2020. 00:05 IST