Delhi CM designate Arvind Kejriwal meets Venkaiah Naidu, discusses full statehood

| Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 13:07
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NEW DELHI: A day after historic victory, Delhi Chief Minister designate Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu.

Kejriwal, who was accompanied by Manish Sisodia, discussed the top issues on his government's agenda including statehood, illegal lands and subsidies.

After the meeting with Naidu, Manish Sisodia told reporters that “We discussed the full statehood, issue of unauthorised colonies and land for schools, colleges and hospitals.”

Venkaiah Naidu assured the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of full co-operation, saying both centre and AAP must work together. Centre will fully co-operate with Delhi government but our cooperation will depend on their operations, he added.

The crucial meeting with the Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be the next in Kejriwal’s agenda where Delhi’s law and order will be discussed.

According to the reports, Kejriwal is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday at 10:30 am and invitePM Modi for his swearing-in ceremony on February 14.

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