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48 days later: Highlights of AAP governance

Arvind Kejriwal changed the political discourse with a stunning showing of his fledgling Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) in the December Assembly polls that brought Congress’ 15-year rule to an end. (PTI) Arvind Kejriwal changed the political discourse with a stunning showing of his fledgling Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) in the December Assembly polls that brought Congress’ 15-year rule to an end. (PTI)
By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Posted: February 15, 2014 3:26 am | Updated: February 15, 2014 8:52 am

Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party made many promises and announced many policies during its short tenure. Here are the highlights.

- Electricity tariff halved for households using less than 400 units a month. CM orders audit of private discoms.

- 700 litres of free water for houses with a water meter.

- 90 per cent reservation in Delhi University for students from Delhi proposed.

- Anti-corruption helpline launched. CM asks people to carry out sting operations to nab the corrupt.

- Janta Darbar plan scrapped after chaos outside Delhi Secretariat.

- Nod to FDI in retail scrapped.

- Midnight raid by Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti in Khriki Extension to bust alleged prostitution and drug ring.

- CM asks for suspension of police officers. AAP MLAs protest outside Rail Bhawan.

- AAP expels MLA Vinod Kumar Binny from party.

- AAP announces Lok Sabha poll plans. Kejriwal names 28 “corrupt” politicians in press conference.

- Nido Taniam dies, govt seeks magisterial probe, Kejriwal joins protest.

- Condemning death of student from Arunachal Pradesh, Nido Taniam, government seeks magisterial probe to be ordered by L-G.

- Power tariff hiked by 6-8 per cent, government calls it blackmail.

- Delhi Lokpal Bill 2014 cleared by Delhi Cabinet

- FIR ordered against Veerappa Moily, Mukesh Ambani and Murli Deora over gas pricing.

- Swaraj Bill cleared.

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