Daily Archive: April 2, 2017

MCD elections: Now Arvind Kejriwal offers free water, power subsidy to Delhi tenants

After promising to waive off property tax if voted to power in MCD, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced that the relief of low tariffs for water and electricity will be extended to tenants as well. He said those living in rented houses will also get free water and subsidised electricity if the AAP comes to power in the civic corporations. "Those staying in rented houses don’t get benefit of low water and electricity tariff. After municipal elections, we will make sure even they receive the benefit," Kejriwal tweeted.

AAP leader Sanjay Singh slapped by woman party worker

Senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh was on Sunday slapped by a woman party worker who claimed she was not allowed to raise the issue of alleged corruption in poll ticket distribution in the party. Simran Bedi, a party volunteer from Rajouri Garden Assembly constituency, said she slapped Singh as the party did not allow her to raise the issue despite several attempts.

MCD polls: In another major promise, Arvind Kejriwal announces power subsidy for tenants if AAP elected to power

Ahead of the upcoming Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, in an attempt to woo voters, today announced that if the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is elected to power, the party would extend power and water subsidies to tenants as well. While this is the second major poll promise made by the AAP supremo, earlier he had assured to abolish house tax, as the ruling party at Delhi government gears up to wrest control of the three BJP ruled Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCDs).