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‘Pro-poor’ Kejriwal is really its man, hopes India Inc

Hailing Aam Aadmi Party’s victory in Delhi, India Inc on Tuesday expressed hope that the decisive mandate will help create a positive governance environment for growth of businesses in the state to strengthen its economic position.

Assocham President Rana Kapoor said the landslide victory of AAP proves it has caught the imagination of the neglected aspirational class which wants basic necessities of life like water, electricity, roads and safety. Aam Aadmi Party swept the Delhi polls with 67 seats in 70-member Delhi Assembly even as the BJP managed to get only 3 seats while the Congress did not win a single seat.

Chairman of CII Northern Region Zubin Irani said the industry is confident that the new Government would be industry friendly and strengthen Delhi’s position both economically and socially. He said the industry body looks forward to work with the Delhi leadership on a focused agenda comprising of GST, skill development, services sector, upgradation of industrial areas and green energy, water conservation and women’s safety.

Congratulating Arvind Kejriwal for the victory, Vice Chairman & MD of JK Paper Harsh Pati Singhania said the AAP chief’s “unhindered zest to project the issues of common man as his election motto has reaped rich dividends.”

“I hope his positive endeavour would push him to fulfil his promises and deliver efficient governance so that Delhi can develop and become a better place for all its citizens. We are encouraged by the statement that the Aam Aadmi Party will endeavour to ensure that starting a business or trade in Delhi takes maximum time of one week and that it will also take steps to end inspector raj.”

“It is also heartening to see focus of AAP’s Action Plan on making Delhi a start-up hub and create amenities to realise this promise,” Ficci President Jyotsna Suri said.
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