Aam Aadmi Celebration chief Arvind Kejriwal had held a telepoll to resolve on his Chief Ministerial face for Punjab. However there was no such ceremony in Goa. Amit Palekar, a lawyer and social employee, was the simple selection. “A love marriage”, “An ideal love marriage” was how they described the chemistry at BoardingFlight’s townhall right this moment.
Requested why AAP chosen Mr Palekar, a whole newcomer to politics, Mr Kejriwal quipped “Why not?”
“He is among the greatest suited candidates. He’s educated. He’s trustworthy. And he is able to do something for the folks of Goa… He’s a recent face. Not like the prevailing politicians who’re liable for the state of affairs in Goa,” he mentioned.
“Leaving apart the humour, AAP is essentially the most credible trustworthy possibility in Goa… That is why you fall in love with the get together,” Mr Palekar added in reply to why AAP.
Each are hopeful that the love affair ought to lengthen to the folks for AAP, Mr Kejriwal mentioned, was the one selection for an trustworthy authorities.
Mr Palekar is from the OBC Bhandari neighborhood, which accounts for about 35 per cent of Goa’s inhabitants. That is the most important part in Goa which by no means had a full-term Chief Minister in 60 years “as a result of political events determined they aren’t as much as the job. That is flawed,” mentioned Mr Kejriwal. Brushing away the allegations of caste politics, he mentioned “We’re correcting a injustice caused by their caste politics”.
“The Congress and the BJP haven’t any coverage. Nobody has spoken of Goa. The morning papers solely announce which candidate has gone to which get together. What’s going on in Goa? For those who ask the folks, they may say this one was promised Rs 10 crore and solely the primary installment got here so he crossed over,” mentioned Mr Kejriwal, whose 40 candidates have all signed a loyalty and honesty pledge that’s legally enforceable by “any voter”.
The Delhi Chief Minister, who has laid earlier than the folks an bold 13-point agenda that intently displays the insurance policies he’s following in Delhi, mentioned in Goa AAP is the one get together “which talks about your kids, their training, their employment, mining, faculties, hospitals, electrical energy, street, water, ladies’s points…”
The tiny coastal state, they insisted, had sufficient funds for all.
Contending that the state has a Rs 21,000 crore finances annually, Mr Palekar mentioned at present the per capita spending is about 1 lakh plus. “The place is the cash going? Every part is right here. Simply there is no such thing as a political will,” he added.
“Within the final 10 years, there was no new college, school or college, hospital or dispensary or street. However there’s a debt of 23,000 crore. The place did this cash go? It has gone to those folks’s pockets, to Swiss banks… Now it is going to go to Goa. We now have confirmed how it’s completed in Delhi, ” Mr Kejriwal added.