A16 COVER STORY India Abroad January 10, 2014
The uncommon chief minister
invited to the
the subway to
Arvind Kejriwal sworn in as Delhi’s 7th chief minister, proves majority in state assembly
The AAP government cleared a 50
percent cut in electricity tariffs in
Delhi. It also ordered an audit by the
national auditor into the finances of
three power distribution companies.
Kejriwal announced one of the highest compensations to
the family of a Delhi police constable who was allegedly
beaten to death by the liquor mafia in South Delhi.
lived up to its
20,000 liters of
free water per
month to all
‘The oath taken right now was not
taken by Arvind Kejriwal, but by the
common people of Delhi,’ Kejriwal
said. ‘Today is the day when the
common man has won. Our fight does
not end here. I believe if all the people
come together, we can collectively
eradicate corruption from India.’
Ministers and officials of the Delhi
government will not use red beacons,
the symbol of power that gives them
the right of way on roads for their
vehicles, the newly formed Delhi
cabinet decided at its first meeting.
Aam Aadmi Party leaders Arvind
Kejriwal, center, Manish Sisodia,
left, and Kumar Vishwas, right,
Ramlila ground December 28.
Kejriwal was sworn in as Delhi’s
youngest chief minister December
Kejriwal delivers his first speech after being sworn in as chief minister.
The AAP leader restores a power line at a house in New Delhi.