Earlier in August, Kejriwal had named Col (Retd) Ajay Kothiyal as AAP’s chief ministerial candidate for the Uttarakhand Assembly elections.
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Urge Centre to direct states to mandatorily use Pusa bio-decomposer for stubble management: Kejriwal
Last year, the Delhi government distributed the bio-decomposer free of cost which was used by farmers on 1,935 acres of land in 39 villages to convert stubble into manure, he said.
Several spells of heavy rains pummelled the city with 94.4 mm rainfall between 8.30 a.m. on Saturday to 8.30 a.m. on Sunday.
He is likely to be joined by his cabinet colleagues and other dignitaries for the evening ‘aarti’ at the expected venue of Sur Ghat near Signature Bridge, they said.
He said that even two hours of monsoon rain completely submerged the Capital, creating long traffic snarls lasting hours, so much so that at Lodhi Road in the heart of Delhi people had to use a boat to cross the flooded streets.
Kejriwal came here by an IndiGo flight and went straight to Vipassana centre. Here, he shall spare his time to attend Vipassana sessions and shall not be attending any kind of political meetings during his stay here.
Kejriwal said that ILBS Vice-Chancellor Dr S.K. Sarin commissioned the world’s first Plasma Bank and Delhi government’s first RT-PCR testing facility and genome sequencing lab.
The Chief Minister also said that the tower is constructed by the Delhi government with the support of Tata Consultancy and National Buildings Construction Corporation Ltd (NBCC) under the observation of IIT-Delhi and IIT-Mumbai.
Addressing a gathering, Kejriwal announced ‘Deshbhakti’ curriculum to be rolled out in government schools from September 27 as a tribute to Bhagat Singh on his birth anniversary.
During a digital press conference, Kejriwal said that the government will provide Rs 2,500 every month to children who lost their parents during the Covid-19 pandemic till they attain the age of 25 years.
The Delhi CM also mentioned that the AAP candidates will be contesting on all 182 seats in Gujarat. Kejriwal also inducted Gujarati news channel anchor Isudan Gadhvi to AAP during the press conference.
Even in Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani’s home turf Rajkot, the party displayed good show in the local body elections, becoming the party with second largest vote share.
Addressing a digital press conference, wherein he mainly focused on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kejriwal said the Delhi government will deliver ration to 70 lakh ration card holding residents in the national capital.
Taking a potshot at Khattar, Kejriwal said only vaccines can save lives of people so the sooner vaccines are administered, the more people are likely to be safe.
“My son was on duty & serving people when he lost his life. I hope my other children may also serve our nation”‘ says Dr Anas’ Father.
Chaudhary also said that the Chief Minister had vanished when Covid played havoc with the lives of the people across Delhi, but now that the cases are ebbing, he is back with his unconvincing and hollow promises.
Kejriwal said there is a shortage of vaccine across the country and an urgent need to ramp up its manufacturing on war footing while developing a national policy to inoculate everyone in the next few months.
Kejriwal’s request for supply of oxygen came following the death of 20 patients in Jaipur Golden Hospital here as Delhi’s desperate hunt for the life-saving gas continued amid rising COVID-19 cases.
The chief minister further stated there has been a sharp increase in new Covid-19 cases across the nation, including Delhi.
Political parties seek votes from the poor and downtrodden during the elections but serve the interests of the rich after coming to power, he alleged.
He also declared that Delhi has given an alternative to stubble burning. “Hopefully,” he said that “this will be the last year when we have to tolerate pollution due to stubble burning”.
Kejriwal said that the neighbouring states, where the practice of stubble burning is prevalent, should implement the alternative without any excuses.
Kejriwal’s remarks came while marking the eighth week of the ’10 Hafte 10 Baje 10 Minute’ anti-Dengue campaign earlier in the day.
“What do you want? You want to kill the goose that lays golden eggs,” a division bench of the high court comprising Justices Hima Kohli and Subramonium Prasad asked the Delhi government.
The Delhi Chief Minister said that there should be accountability for even one drop of water which goes out of a water treatment plant as a lot of water gets wasted and there is no management or accountability in the capital city.