Arvind Kejriwal: Arvind Kejriwal, the leader of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the chief minister of Delhi, has requested permission from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to present the UT’s budget in the assembly in a letter.
Budget has been suspended for the first time
The budget has been suspended for the first time in the nation’s 75-year history, he wrote, asking the PM whether he despised Delhi’s citizens. The letter was delivered a day after the Centre asked the Delhi government for clarity on why advertising costs are higher than infrastructure costs before approving the presentation of the Budget..
People of Delhi were pleading with the PM to approve their budget
“Why are you upset with us Delhiites?” Kejriwal questioned. He added that the people of Delhi were pleading with the PM to approve their budget with their hands folded. The Delhi Budget will not be presented on Tuesday, the chief minister is heard stating (March 21). Arvind Kejriwal claimed that the federal government had used “gundagardi” and that this was the first time in the nation’s history that a government’s budget had been postponed.