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Kejriwal’s 10 poll guarantees: Taking on China, better Army jobs & statehood for Delhi

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Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal while addressing a press conference announced “10 guarantees of Kejriwal” that will be done on war-footing, including to “free” Indian land from Chinese occupation, if the INDIA bloc forms government at the Centre. The opposition bloc, which has parties such as Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Congress, Trinamool Congress, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam among others as its members, was formed to take on the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance in the Lok Sabha polls.“This was delayed due to my arrest but there are still many phases of elections left. I have not discussed it with the rest of the INDIA alliance but this is like a guarantee that no one will have any problems with. I take this guarantee that after the INDIA alliance comes to power, I will make sure that these guarantees are implemented,” he said while making the announcement.

People have to take a call whether to go for ‘Kejriwal ki Guarantee‘ or ‘Modi Guarantee’, he said.

Attacking the central government, he said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not fulfill his guarantees. “A discussion is being held in the country about PM Modi’s guarantees. He gave a guarantee to deposit Rs 15 lakh in everyone’s bank account. He gave a guarantee of 2 crore jobs a year. He said that farmers’ income will be doubled by the year 2022. That didn’t happen,” he said.

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There’s no trace of bullet trains and smart cities, he added. “Kejriwal gave guarantees to provide free electricity in Delhi and Punjab, opening new schools, and Mohalla clinics; and we fulfilled all of these guarantees,” the Delhi CM said.Here are Arvind Kejriwal’s 10 guarantees:

  1. First guarantee: 24-hour electricity
    “Out of the 10 guarantees, the first guarantee is that we will provide 24-hour electricity in the country. The country has the capacity to generate 3 lakh MW of electricity but the usage is only 2 lakh MW. Our country can produce electricity more than the demand. We have done it in Delhi and Punjab, we will do it in the country also. We will provide up to 200 units of free electricity to all the poor. It will cost Rs 1.25 lakh crore, we can arrange it…”
  2. Second guarantee: Free education for everyone
    AAP’s second guarantee is that it will arrange good and excellent free education for everyone. Government schools will provide a better education than private schools. We have done it in Delhi and Punjab. Rs 5 lakh crores will be required for this. State governments will give Rs 2.5 lakh crores and central government will give Rs 2.5 crore for this.
  3. Third guarantee: Mohalla clinics
    “We will arrange good treatment for everyone. Mohalla clinics will be opened in every village, every locality,” said the Delhi CM. District hospital will be converted into a Multispeciality Hospital, he said. “Every person born in this country will get free treatment. Treatment will not be done on the basis of insurance as this is a big scam. We will create infrastructure. Rs 5 lakh crore rupees will be spent on healthcare,” he added.
  4. Fourth guarantee: Land occupied by China will be freed: Kejriwal said, “Our fourth guarantee is ‘Nation first’. China has occupied our land but our central govt is denying it. There is a lot of strength in our army.” He said, “All the land of the country which has been occupied by China will be freed. For this, efforts will be made at the diplomatic level on one side and the Army will be given complete freedom to take whatever steps it wants to take regarding this.”
  5. Fifth guarantee: Discontinue the Agniveer scheme: Criticizing the Agniveer scheme the Delhi CM said, it’s dangerous for the Indian armed forces and if elected to power, they will discontinue it.
  6. Sixth guarantee: Farmers to be provided MSP: Farmers will be provided MSP as per the Swaminathan Commission report, said Kejriwal while announcing the guarantees. “You can give a life of dignity to the farmers, if you are paying them full prices for their crops,” he added.
  7. Seventh guarantee: Full statehood to Delhi: Our 7th guarantee is that Delhi will be given statehood which has been the right of the people of Delhi for many decades, Kejriwal said.
  8. Eighth guarantee: Employment generation: INDIA bloc government will generate 2 crore new jobs annually to address unemployment concerns, the Delhi CM said.
  9. Ninth guarantee: End Corruption: Our 9th guarantee is to end corruption and BJP’s washing machine is the biggest cause of corruption in this country, said the AAP chief.
  10. Tenth guarantee: GST will be simplified: Kejriwal promised to simplify GST by removing it from PMLA regulations and said he aims to surpass China in the manufacturing sector.

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