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Will get Delhi full statehood if AAP wins all seven LS seats, says Kejriwal

Addressing a public rally, Arvind Kejriwal said he will provide pucca house to every citizen of the national capital if Delhi attains full statehood

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia arrive to present the Delhi government budget for 2018-19 in Delhi Assembly in New Delhi on Thursday
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

In the run up to the Lok Sabha elections, Chief Minister Thursday announced that if the wins all seven seats, his party will ensure that Delhi gets full statehood status within two years.

Addressing a public rally here, Kejriwal said he will provide pucca house to every citizen of the national capital if Delhi attains full statehood.

He also appealed to people to not vote for the prime minister in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, but for the issue of full statehood.

Earlier this week, the (AAP) had announced a door-to-door campaign to tell people how the (BJP) had done "injustice" to them on the issue.

"If the wins all seven seats in Delhi, we will ensure full statehood to Delhi within two years," Kejriwal told people.

The ruling has planned to corner the opposition on the issue in the Budget session of the Delhi Assembly which starts from Friday.

First Published: Thu, February 21 2019. 23:20 IST
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