BJP leaders and union ministers like Dr Harsh Vardhan, Amit Malviya and others slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and called him "mannerless CM". On April 27, during PM Modi's high-level COVID-19 review meeting, CM Kejriwal allegedly was seen slouching, with his arms over his chair and was looking distracted when Modi was discussing the pandemic issue. The video went viral on social media platforms.
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Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi on January 21 said that he would file a defamation case against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, for calling him a 'dishonest man', following ED raids at some places including the premises of Channi's nephew. Channi claimed that Kejriwal has crossed the limits, and sought permission of party to file a case against him. Kejriwal had earlier called Channi "a dishonest man" after an ED raid.
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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, who recently tested COVID positive, recovered from the virus. On January 9, he took to Twitter and posted a tweet in Hindi, which read, "After recovering from Corona, I am back at your service". Meanwhile, Arvind Kejriwal addressed a press conference at 12 noon, today and informed that Delhi Government is not planning any lockdown in the National Capital and asked people to follow safety protocols.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on January 4 took to Twitter to inform everyone that he has tested positive for COVID-19. He said that he has mild symptoms of the disease and is quarantined at home. ''Those who come in touch with me in the last few days, kindly isolate yourself and get yourself tested,'' added Kejriwal. Notably, Kejriwal addressed a Nav Parivartan Yatra in Dehradun, on January 3.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, on December 24, confirmed that 100% eligible people received first dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Taking to Twitter, Kejriwal said, "Delhi completes first dose to 100 percent eligible people 148.33 lakhs. Salute to doctors, ANMs, doctors, teachers, ASHAs, CDVs and all other frontline workers". Meanwhile, a total of 1.22 lakh people are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 infection in Delhi.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, on December 20, urged the Centre to give people a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Meanwhile, Delhi reported six new cases of COVID-19 Omicron variant, increasing the total tally to 28. ''In order to strengthen the home isolation program, a review meeting will be held on December 23,'' added CM Kejriwal. Delhi has four dedicated centers for the treatment of the variant.
Ahead of the upcoming Punjab Assembly election, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is set to visit the state on his two-day visit, starting from December 15. Meanwhile, Mr. Kejriwasl will attend Trianga Yatra and Public meetings in Jalandhar and Lambi. Reportedly, he has promised to provide Rs 1,000 monthly to every woman of the state above the age of 18 years if Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) comes to power.
Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal on December 13 said his government is ready to impose restrictions to tackle the new strain of COVID-19, Omicron, if needed. ''Currently, there is no such need to impose any restrictions,'' added CM Kejriwal. Besides, he said the decision on the reopening of schools in the Union territory would be taken after the winter vacation gets over.
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Addressing a rally in Goa, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on December 5 promised a hike in Griha Adhar Scheme. During the Women's Convention event in South Goa, Kejriwal assured the hike for women (18+) to be Rs 2,500 per month from Rs 1,500, if voted to power in the upcoming Goa Assembly polls. However, this would cause the burden of Rs 500 crore on the state exchequer.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on September 15 announced a complete ban on the sale, usage, and storage of all types of firecrackers in order to curb the pollution on Diwali. Announcing the development, Kejriwal tweeted, ''A complete ban is being imposed...So that people's lives can be saved.'' However, the BJP criticised the decision and said the Delhi government should compensate the traders for their loss.