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‘Do not stop Delhi Budget’: CM Arvind Kejriwal writes to PM Modi

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Delhi: On Tuesday (March 21), Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting that he “not stop Delhi’s budget,” amid a squabble between the Centre and the AAP government in the national capital over the issue.

The presentation of the Delhi government’s Budget for 2023-24, which was scheduled for Tuesday, has been put on hold with the Kejriwal dispensation and the central government trading charges over allocations under various heads.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal wrote to PM Narendra Modi requesting him “not to stop the Delhi Budget” “It is the first time in the country’s 75-year history that a state budget has been stopped. Why are you upset with the people of Delhi,” CM Kejriwal wrote in his letter to PM Modi

 

CM Kejriwal stated in a letter, “This is the first time a state budget has been stalled in the last 75 years. Why are you so irritated with Delhiites? Please do not put the Delhi budget on hold. Delhi residents are pleading with you to pass their budget with folded hands.”

CM Kejriwal accused the Centre of “gundagardi,” claiming that it was the first time in the country’s history that a government’s budget had been halted. The Aam Aadmi Party tweeted a video clip of his speech (AAP).

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Taking to Twitter, the chief minister also shared a news report about the rise in Delhi’s per capita income, saying, “Despite the numerous obstacles that are thrown in its path on a daily basis, Delhi is performing admirably. Imagine if such barriers did not exist and all governments collaborated for the benefit of the people. Then Delhi would grow at a much faster rate.”

 

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