Will make Delhi pollution-free in next five years: CM Kejriwal

Addressing his third town hall meeting at Durgapuri chowk in West Jyothi Nagar, Kejriwal said his government took a number of steps to tackle pollution and managed to reduce it by 25 per cent.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses the first townhall meeting to discuss 'AAP ka Report Card', at Malavankar Auditorium in New Delhi.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses the first townhall meeting to discuss 'AAP ka Report Card', at Malavankar Auditorium in New Delhi.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 30, 2019 05:26 PM IST
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday promised to make Delhi pollution-free in the next five years if re-elected in the upcoming assembly elections.

Addressing his third town hall meeting at Durgapuri chowk in West Jyothi Nagar, Kejriwal said his government took a number of steps to tackle pollution and managed to reduce it by 25 per cent.

“But if re-elected, I will make Delhi pollution-free in the next five years,”  Kejriwal said.

Responding to a question, Kejriwal also promised to make bus rides free for students after elections. “After the election finishes and the government comes to power again, we will do it (make bus rides free) for students also,”  Kejriwal said.

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