NEW DELHI: Political slugfest continues in the national capital ahead of the Delhi assembly polls, with Union Home Minister and
and Delhi chief minister
trading barbs on Saturday.
Don’t make education part of ‘dirty politics’: Kejriwal to Amit ShahAmit Shah claimed on Saturday that Arvind Kejriwal had won the 2015 Delhi Assembly polls by “misleading people”, but this time he would fail.
“He (Kejriwal) had won the 2015 election by misleading the public. What happened after that? What happened in Varanasi, Punjab, Haryana? They lost and he will fail in Delhi too this time,” Shah said.
Earlier, Kejriwal told Amit Shah on Saturday not to make education a part of “dirty politics” or make fun of the hard work put in by students, teachers, and parents of Delhi government schools.
I invite Amit Shah ji to come visit any Delhi govt school with me. I will cancel all my appointments for him. Polit… https://t.co/PE09jKGDyE
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) 1579944600000
The Delhi chief minister’s reply came after Shah alleged that the AAP did not build new schools after coming to power and also that the condition of existing schools deteriorated.
केजरीवाल जी ने 500 स्कूल बनाने का वादा किया था। नए स्कूल बनाना तो दूर, वर्तमान स्कूलों की भी हालत जर्जर हो चुकी है।… https://t.co/G9xz0YFKSl
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) 1579887182000
Meanwhile Shah said, “The people of Delhi have made their decision for 2020 as well. The trend is set to continue. We won 88 per cent of the booths in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls,” he added.
The home minister was addressing a gathering at the “Jeet Ki Goonj” event held in the Jawaharlal Nehru (JLN) Stadium ahead of Delhi Assembly elections.
“When you support the BJP, you support the promise to secure the national boundaries of India. When you support the BJP, you are supporting the mission to make India a global figurehead,” Shah told the gathering.
Shah als said that the BJP has won elections in the past “that seemed very difficult”, though its supporters had been tense.
“The BJP has won elections in the past that seemed very difficult. Our opponents had been happy, and supporters tense. But whenever our cyber warriors got into the act, we came out victorious,” he said at the ‘Jeet Ki Goonj’ event held at Jawaharlal Nehru (JLN) Stadium ahead of February 8 Delhi assembly elections.
Targeting the AAP chief on CAA, he said, “Kejriwal ji says BJP is worried about ‘Pakistanis’. I want to tell them that 30