NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has once again criticized the Union government through his twitter handle and this time it is on the NDA’s second anniversary celebrations. Kejriwal said that the Central government has spent more than Rs 1000 crore only on ads to mark their second anniversary celebrations.
On his twitter handle, the Chief Minister said that the NDA government has spent more than Rs 1000 crore only for one-day advertisements while his government has spent less than Rs 150 crore for a full year, citing some sources.
“This shows the other side of the NDA government. I don’t know what is the need for them to do such programs involving film stars. If the government has really done some good work, then people of India will definitely notice it. There is no need for the NDA to celebrate in a such a manner, totally wasting the public money”, the Delhi Chief Minister said.
Mr Kejriwal recalled how the BJP government taunted him when his government issued ads about the Delhi government’s performance and asked the Prime Minister to first give up the celebrations and be a symbol of follower rather than asking public to voluntarily give up their cooking gas subsidy. “When people are asked to voluntarily give up their gas subsidy in order to help the poor, then even the honorable Prime Minister should follow it by giving up celebrations and instead use the money in funding other projects”.
As part of its celebrations, the BJP has organized an event at the India gate which will be hosted by Bollywood actor Amitabh Bacchan on May 28. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other ministers of his Cabinet are expected to attend the event. Various schemes and governance policies of the Central government will be highlighted during the show.