"When the vegetable seller would come, we would use a cane basket. No plastic. We have also given up the practice of using datun. Now, all these plastic toothbrushes go to the dustbin and then to the landfill," Meenakshi Lekhi said.
In the 16 Lok Sabha elections held since independence, only thrice has Delhi elected more than one woman candidate. This could change in 2019 if all the three women fielded by the AAP, BJP, Congress pull off a win. The odds, however, could be overwhelming.
“People are very angry with Lekhi because she has been absent from the constituency for five years... They are voting after considering the work done by Arvind Kejriwal in terms of electricity, water, education and health...”
Over the past year, sealing has been carried out in the capital on the orders of a Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee, with the BJP-ruled civic bodies enforcing its mandate. This has left many BJP leaders in a spot.
The apex court had on April 23 issued criminal contempt notice to Gandhi for his "chowkidar chor hai" remark on Prime Minister Narendra Modi while referring to the Rafale judgment, which the apex court said was "incorrectly attributed" to it.
To highlight the architecture of the 17th Century monument, including arches and minarets, 213 technologically advanced LED lights are being used. These will consume 62% less electricity as compared to conventional light fixtures.
After being soaked in hectic election campaigns and rallies for Delhi Lok Sabha polls, the women candidates unwinded in varied ways like running daily errands, spending time with family or reading their favourite book.