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Oppn’s aim to defeat me, my aim to take Delhi forward: Arvind Kejriwal before filing nomination

Kejriwal, who was expected to file his nomination on Monday, will file his papers on Tuesday due to a delay caused by his rally.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 21, 2020 1:07:40 pm
My aim is to beat corruption and take Delhi forward, their aim is to defeat me: Kejriwal Delhi elections: Before filing nomination, Arvind Kejriwal holds mega roadshow.

Hours before filing his nomination for the upcoming assembly elections in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hit out at opposition parties saying their aim is to defeat him, but his priority is to beat corruption and take Delhi forward.

Ek taraf — BJP, JD(U), LJP, JJP, Congress, RJD. Dusri taraf —school, hospital, paani, bijli, free mahila yatra, Dilli ki janta. Mera maksad hai— bhrastachar harana aur dilli ko aage le jaana, Un sabka maksad hai mujhe harana (On one hand — BJP, JD(U), LJP, JJP, Congress, RJD. On the other hand — school, hospital, water, electricity, free bus travel for women, people of Delhi. My aim is to defeat corruption and take Delhi forward, their aim is to defeat me,” Kejriwal tweeted.

Kejriwal will file his nomination papers at 11 am on Tuesday Jamnagar House. He failed to file his nomination on Monday due to a delay caused by his roadshow. “I had to file my nomination but the office (returning officer at Jamnagar House) shuts at 3 pm. They (party leaders) wanted me to discontinue the rally at 2 pm but I said I cannot leave people midway, especially those who are showering so much love,” said Kejriwal.

Delhi elections 2020: Full list of AAP candidates

On Monday, as Kejriwal — now a two-time Delhi Chief Minister — embarked on his first roadshow ahead of the Assembly polls from Valmiki Sadan, Devi laid out the charpoy on the courtyard for AAP volunteers looking for a place to sit.

BJP, JD(U), LJP, Congress and RJD are fighting the upcoming assembly elections in Delhi. While the BJP is fighting in alliance with the JD(U) and LJP, the Congress is contesting in alliance with RJD.

The Delhi elections will be held on February 8, and the results will be declared days later on the 11.

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