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Kejriwal promises abolition of residential house tax

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday promised to abolish residential house tax if the Aam Aadmi Party wins the civic polls.

"We will abolish residential house tax and waive off all arrears of such taxes of all citizens of Delhi if AAP comes to power in Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections," Kejriwal said.

According to him, the AAP has made all calculations related to the residential house tax.

Kejriwal said that his party has delivered most of his promises including reducing the rate of electricity.

The leader complained of corruption prevailing in the corporations and accused councillors of earning money through such practices.

He said the money paid to corporations through taxes was being stolen by corrupt people.

Elections to the 272 wards in three municipal corporations are scheduled for April 23. The results will be out on April 26.
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