Buoyed by the Aam Aadmi Social gathering’s good efficiency within the recently-held Surat civic polls, occasion chief Arvind Kejriwal has now set his eyes on the 2022 Gujarat Meeting polls. Kejriwal, who arrived in Surat on Friday, mentioned that AAP would search votes from the folks of the state within the subsequent Meeting polls based mostly on the efficiency of the occasion’s 27 newly-elected corporators within the metropolis.
Polls to 6 civic our bodies in Gujarat, together with in Surat, have been held on Sunday. Whereas the BJP retained energy within the Surat Municipal Company (SMC) by successful 93 seats, the AAP bagged the remaining 27 seats. The Congress did not win even a single seat.
Throughout his deal with to the occasion corporators right here, Kejriwal mentioned, “The folks of Gujarat are watching you with nice hope. In our first try, AAP received 28 Meeting seats in Delhi and got here to energy. Folks trusted us as a result of they knew that we’re true patriots, as we have been related to Anna
“Within the 49 days of our rule, we did a number of pro-people work. Because of this, the folks of Delhi gave us 67 seats within the second election. Now, six crore folks of Gujarat will observe the work of 27 AAP corporators. For those who carry out nicely, I’m positive there shall be an enormous revolution in 2022,” the Delhi
chief minister added.
Fearing a “poaching try”, Kejriwal warned the elected representatives to tell the occasion leaders if “anybody from the BJP” contacts them over cellphone and offers a suggestion to modify sides.
“I’m positive that BJP folks will name you. However keep in mind, our true wealth is folks’s belief. If anybody of you switches facet, it should break the belief of six crore folks. Even when one individual switches facet, the BJP and others will get an opportunity to say that AAP isn’t any totally different from others,” he mentioned.
The AAP convenor urged the newly-elected corporators to be prepared to assist the folks of their respective wards, and likewise requested them to share their cellphone numbers of their areas in order that residents can contact them simply.
“Even if you’re not in a position to do somebody’s work, by no means insult those that strategy you for assist. At all times present respect to the folks. We are going to search votes from the folks of Gujarat on the premise of your efficiency right here,” he added.
Kejriwal is scheduled to conduct a roadshow within the metropolis on Friday.