Will eradicate dengue, think of your child before voting, says Arivind Kejriwal

Kejriwal added that several complaints of power and water shortage have been received, and alleged that it was the doing of BJP and Congress workers.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:April 22, 2017 3:18 am
Arvind Kejriwal Arvind Kejriwal  Express Photo by Amit Mehra. 23.03.2017.

In a last-ditch attempt to evoke voters ahead of the municipal polls slated for Sunday, AAP chief and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Friday warned that “a vote to the BJP would mean a vote for dengue, chikungunya, mosquitoes and filth”. He said that voters backing BJP “should know that they will be responsible if their children fall ill with dengue and chikungunya” because if the party comes to power again after ruling over the municipal corporations for 10 years, Delhi will continue to be filthy and mosquito-ridden.

“Why just in Delhi, Congress stands decimated across the country. Voting for them is pointless. Do not waste your vote on them. The BJP has been in power for 10 years and has been unable to do anything to clean up Delhi. In all these years, they could do nothing to rid the city of mosquitoes. If you vote for them, then you should know that in the coming five years, Delhi will continue to be dirty, and dengue and chikungunya will keep happening,” Kejriwal told reporters.

“If tomorrow your child gets dengue or chikungunya, then you will be responsible for that… I can get your child treated for free in the hospital but why should dengue happen in the first place… just because you have voted for dengue, chikungunya, maccharon wali party, gandagi wali party. If we win, ek saal ke andar Delhi chamka kar dikha denge… teen saal ke andar Delhi se dengue chikungunya khatam karke dikha denge.”

He added that several complaints of power and water shortage have been received, and alleged that it was the doing of BJP and Congress workers.

“There are news reports that in 70 places, there were thefts of fuel from power transformers. This is being done by BJP and Congress people. Till Sunday, there will be water shortage and sewers might get choked. The BJP and Congress workers are indulging in dirty politics. Their enmity is with me. Mere ghar ka bijli kaat lo, sewer line kaat lo… mere Delhiwallon ko tum pareshan karna bandh karo,” Kejriwal said.

“I want to tell residents that if they face any such problems, they should approach us,” he added.

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    K.S.Narayanan
    Apr 23, 2017 at 9:51 am
    Transformers in an electrical network consisting of transmission and distribution, serve to raise or lower voltage. There is no fuel burnt to support the process in a transformer but there is oil used for cooling the transformer. One would have thought this could not have escaped the understanding of the chief minister.
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      Raj Engineer
      Apr 23, 2017 at 4:50 am
      Kejari you are allready uffering from DENGUE very little time left for you.
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        George Cruz
        Apr 22, 2017 at 9:43 pm
        This is another part of Kejriwal's manifesto of pie in the sky smoke and mirrors to fool the people of Delhi.
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          Krishna
          Apr 22, 2017 at 1:11 pm
          That is most certainly NOT what he said. He said plainly and clearly that "If you vote for BJP your child will get dengue and you are to be blamed for that!" Indian Express is trying to alleviate his words to make him look good!
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            Suresh Balakrishnan
            Apr 22, 2017 at 9:22 am
            While Kejju thinking about eradicating something which he can't, the youths of India thinking about eradicating the AAP cancerous cells!
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