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Delhi News: AAP govt purposely deprived MCD of Rs 13,000 crore, says Smriti Irani – Times of India

Reacting to Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s press conference where he requested the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to let MCD elections happen on time, Union minister Smriti Irani lashed out at AAP chief and accused the Delhi government of stopping funds for civic bodies and purposely depriving MCD employees of Rs 13,000 crore. Stay tuned to TOI for all the latest updates.Read Less
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He (Kejriwal) stopped funds for sanitation workers, even stopped fund flow for maintenance of parks in Delhi… a leader who loses elections, gets less votes than NOTA in UP, lost its deposit on 55/70 seats in Uttarakhand claims there is AAP wave: Smriti Irani, BJP

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Today Arvind Kejriwal held a presser (on MCD polls delay in Delhi) I want to ask him… Does he know that Nagar Nigam had sought reforms last year? Delhi govt has purposely deprived MCD staff of Rs 13000cr. Kejriwal chooses to starve the funds of Nagar Nigam: Smriti Irani, BJP
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The main motive wasn't the unification of all 3 MCDs. Had they wanted, they would've done it in the last 7 yrs. The motive was to postpone polls…I appeal to the PM with folded hands that if we force EC to cancel elections, it weakens it & the country. We have to protect the nation.
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Talking to reporters in Sangrur before leaving for the national capital, Mann said he was going to meet Kejriwal and will congratulate him on the party’s stupendous victory in the Punjab elections.

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