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BJP trying to hide corruption in MCD by projecting PM:Kejriwal

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Chief Minister Kejriwal today accused the of trying to cover up its corruption in the three municipal corporations by projecting the name of Prime Minister Modi ahead of the civic polls, and asserted the strategy would not work.

Citing poor sanitation in the national capital which is leading to a rise in vector-borne diseases such as dengue, he said there is no hope from the and that the only hope for the people of is his Aam Aadmi Party.

"The hope of the is only Modi through which the party wants to cover up its corruption and the poor sanitation condition.

"How will Modi-ji improve the situation in MCD. Work in the MCD will not be undertaken by Modi, but local BJP leaders Vijendra Gupta and others," Kejriwal told PTI in an interview.

He also accused the BJP of "completely destroying" the MCD during its 10-year rule.

The elections to all the 272 wards of the three civic bodies where the BJP, and the are locked in a triangular battle will be held on Sunday.

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First Published: Fri, April 21 2017. 13:32 IST