May 4, 2009 3:43:19 am
Just three days before the Capital goes to vote,the BJP has come out with a list of Delhi-specific issues for the Lok Sabha elections. According to the party,it catalogues the main problems which have cropped up on account of poor governance at the Centre and the state.
The BJP had earlier instituted a committee under former Lieutenant Governor Vijay Kapoor and these issues are based on its report. The party manifesto was released a long time back. We,however,wanted to focus on a few issues critical for Delhi that are directly linked to the Centres policies, said V K Malhotra,Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Assembly.
Malhotra and Kapoor were addressing a press conference at the Delhi BJP office on Sunday.
The list,however,read like a repeat of the partys agenda for the 2008 Assembly polls.
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The issues raised by the BJP include statehood for Delhi,MCD reforms,law and order problems,police reforms,terrorism,the
Commonwealth Games among others. Asked why the list was being brought out so late in the campaign,Malhotra said,We have been raising these issues all along. Since the report of our committee is just out,it was important to intimate the people of its findings.
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