Buoyed by the Aam Aadmi Party’s good efficiency in the recently-held Surat civic polls, celebration chief Arvind Kejriwal has now set his eyes on the 2022 Gujarat Assembly polls. Kejriwal, who arrived in Surat on Friday, stated that AAP would search votes from the individuals of the state in the following Assembly polls based mostly on the efficiency of the celebration’s 27 newly-elected corporators in the town.
Polls to 6 civic our bodies in Gujarat, together with in Surat, had been held on Sunday. While the BJP retained energy in the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) by successful 93 seats, the AAP bagged the remaining 27 seats. The Congress didn’t win even a single seat.
During his deal with to the celebration corporators right here, Kejriwal stated, “The individuals of Gujarat are watching you with nice hope. In our first try, AAP received 28 Assembly seats in Delhi and got here to energy. People trusted us as a result of they knew that we’re true patriots, as we had been related to Anna
“In the 49 days of our rule, we did a lot of pro-people work. As a result, the people of Delhi gave us 67 seats in the second election. Now, six crore people of Gujarat will observe the work of 27 AAP corporators. If you perform well, I am sure there will be a huge revolution in 2022,” the Delhi
chief minister added.
Fearing a “poaching attempt”, Kejriwal warned the elected representatives to tell the celebration leaders if “anyone from the BJP” contacts them over cellphone and provides a proposal to modify sides.
“I am sure that BJP people will call you. But remember, our true wealth is people’s trust. If anyone of you switches side, it will break the trust of six crore people. Even if one person switches side, the BJP and others will get a chance to say that AAP is no different from others,” he stated.
The AAP convenor urged the newly-elected corporators to be prepared to assist the individuals of their respective wards, and likewise requested them to share their cellphone numbers in their areas in order that residents can contact them simply.
“Even if you are not able to do someone’s work, never insult those who approach you for help. Always show respect to the people. We will seek votes from the people of Gujarat on the basis of your performance here,” he added.
Kejriwal is scheduled to conduct a roadshow in the town on Friday.