Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday confirmed in writing that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) would form a government in Gujarat after the upcoming parliamentary elections.
He also called on government employees in Gujarat to support the AAP and promised to implement the old pension scheme for them by January 31 next year.
Speaking at a press conference in Surat, AAP national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal said his predictions for Delhi and Punjab Assembly elections have come true, and the same will happen. in Gujarat.
He stated that people are so afraid of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that they are afraid to publicly acknowledge their support for AAP in the Gujarat Parliament elections, scheduled to be split into two phases on the 1st. and December 5.
“I will make a written prediction in front of all of you… Make a note of the prediction that AAP will form a government in Gujarat. After 27 years of mismanagement, the people of Gujarat will receive a rebuke. relief from these people (BJP),” said Mr. Kejriwal.
Then he wrote his prediction on a piece of paper and gave it to the media.
The AAP national convenor asked government employees seeking former retirement among other requests to help his party form a government in the state.
The Government of Gujarat has introduced a new contribution pension scheme (NPS) for employees who join the service on or after 1 April 2005. According to the announcement, they will contribute 10% of the base salary respectively. copy plus family allowance provided by employees of the NPS fund. Under the Center’s plan, the government will contribute 14% of the employee’s contribution of 10% of their salary, and the DA takes effect from April 1, 2019.
Following employee protests, the state government said the new pension would not apply to employees who enlisted before April 2005. The government also promised to increase contributions to the fund to 14% from the previous 10%.
The employees organized massive agitation against the government in Gujarat while demanding the reinstatement of OPS as they believed that NPS was not interested in employee retirement.
Mr. Kejriwal said: “By January 31, we will make an announcement about the implementation of the old pension scheme in Gujarat. I am not just talking. In Punjab, we have made an announcement.” He noted that other contract workers, police, state transport workers, village computer entrepreneurs, anganwadi workers, teachers, medical staff, talatis, sanitation workers have problems differences related to salary grade, permanent job, salary increase and job transfer.
“I assure them that we will solve their problems. I ask them all to join hands that for a party to win an election, the support of government employees is very important. I’m going to urge them to vote for AAP by mail, vote and campaign for the party in the next three or four days,” he said.
He claimed that the BJP was agitated because they were staring at defeat and Congress was nowhere.
“This is the first time in 27 years that the BJP is this hysterical. You go out into the street and ask people who they are going to vote for. They will say AAP or BJP. People who say they will vote for The BJP revealed after five minutes that they and their entire mohalla would vote for the broom (AAP poll symbol),” said Mr. Kejriwal.
The AAP leader said when looking at people’s reactions, it looks like people are leaving the BJP to vote for AAP.
“We have controversial elections in many states, but Gujarat is the first state where people are afraid to say who they will vote for. Ordinary people are also afraid. Second, not finding their voters. Congress, and third, BJP supporters will vote for AAP in large numbers,” he added.
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