CM slams BJP, Congress for not developing unauthorized colonies
NEW DELHI: Speaking at two public meetings on Sunday, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal slammed the BJP-led Centre and the Congress which exploited Delhi people and did not develope such sewers and roads in 1632 unauthorised colonies in the last 70 years. On Sunday, Delhi Chief Minister laid down 363 lakh litres capacity UGR and Pumping station at Dichaon kalan Village. Within 9 months, these projects would be completed in around 102 unauthorised colonies in Najafgarh.
The CM inaugurated replacement of old sewer lines in Mangolpur Kalan Village. He claimed that within four years, AAP government did lot of works, despite of obstacles created by the Centre. "The Delhi Jal Board providing free lifeline water of 20,000 litre per month has been continued in 2018-19 and giving subsidy around Rs 35 crore per month being provided to nearly 5.3 lakh consumers," the CM said.
Nearly 937-km of new sewer line has been laid in replacement of old lines in regularised unauthorised colonies up to December 2018 as compared to 873 KM in 2017-18. "Our government had fulfilled promises of half rated power supply to Delhiites. Delhi government is proving the cheapest electricity in India," said Chief Minister.
The Chief Minister also said against the government's target of establishing 200 night shelters, over 2.90 lakh people were provided access to toilets, an increase of 431 per cent from 2016-17, the Outcome Budget of Delhi government said in the House. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that AAP government is proving free treatments such as free medicines, free tests and free operations in private and government hospitals.