Arvind Kejriwal resigns as Delhi Chief Minister over Jan Lokpal Bill

Arvind Kejriwal resigns as Delhi Chief Minister over Jan Lokpal Bill

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The Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal resigned from his post as the Delhi Chief Minister on February 14, 2014. The politician decided to quit his reign as the CM after 49 days and blamed Congress, BJP and Mukesh Ambani regarding the issue of getting the approval of Jan Lokpal Bill.

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The resignation was announced by Kejriwal, who spoke to supporters outside the Hanuman Road office of the Party and was cheered on despite the cold and rainy weather. The AAP leader asked the Lieutenant Governor to dissolve the assembly and organize new polls and at the same time launched the Party’s campaign for state and national elections.

During the upcoming general elections, fresh state polls are most likely going to be organized, in which AAP is looking to make a strong start. Analysts have said that the Party will be betting that its resignation over the issue of anti-corruption will give it a much-needed boost. Kejriwal said, “In the last few days, we have lodged an FIR against Mukesh Ambani”.

The leader went on to say that this instilled fear in Congress and BJP, as both parties are supported by Ambani and that the parties are celebrating Valentine’s Day together.

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