Delhi elections: People will vote against corruption and inflation, says AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal

As Delhi votes for a new government, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal exuded confidence of getting a clear mandate…

Arvind Kejriwal, Arvind Kejriwal news, Aam Aadmi Party, delhi polls, delhi assembly polls 2015

As Delhi votes for a new government, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal today exuded confidence of getting a clear mandate for his party and said truth will triumph.

“I am confident that AAP will win the elections and form government in Delhi,” he told PTI after casting his vote at B K Dutt colony.

Kejriwal is seeking re-election from the prestigious New Delhi constituency where he had handed down a crushing defeat to then Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit by a whopping 22,000 votes.

“I am confident that truth will win, people will win. And the people will vote this time to get rid of corruption and inflation,” Kejriwal said

BJP’s Nupur Sharma and Congress’ former Delhi minister Kiran Walia are the other main contenders in the New Delhi seat.

Appealing to people to come out and vote, Kejriwal said, “It is important to vote. Everyone should remember God and cast their votes.”

Earlier, Kejriwal in a tweet said, “Take a bath and head out to vote with a prayer. You will definitely win.”

After casting his vote, the AAP chief posed for pictures with the polling staff and some of them even took “selfies” with him.

As media personnel jostled each other outside the polling booth, Kejriwal was escorted out of the booth from a back door.

The BJP, which is out of power in Delhi for the last 16 years, made a strong bid to win the polls as the party fielded around 120 MPs and scores of Union Ministers including Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Uma Bharti, Dharmendra Pradhan, M Venkaiah Naidu for campaigning.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his four rallies, mainly targeted AAP while appealing to people to give him an opportunity to make Delhi reach new heights in development.

The AAP, which has mainly confined its campaign to door-to-door approach and corner meetings, is seen a major force with number of opinion polls giving a clear mandate to the party.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE, NSE, US Market and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, Check out latest IPO News, Best Performing IPOs, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Financial Express Telegram Financial Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Biz news and updates.