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AAP's poll promises impossible to fulfil: Sheila Dikshit
Sheila Dikshit's 15 years reign in Delhi was brought to an end by AAP in the recently conducted assembly polls. Extending her wishes to the AAP so that they can meet the promises made to the people of Delhi following their decision to form the next government, former CM Sheila Dikshit on Monday reminded the AAP that the Congress' support to them was not unconditional.

She said that what matters now is the poll promises that AAP has made. She stated that AAP policies are not exemplary and said it was impossible to fulfil the promises made. She said that the Congress was supporting AAP only for its policies, the only thing that was the basis to have a common ground to give relief to the public of Delhi.

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She also said that, “As far as feasibility, economy and running the government is concerned, there is no money making machine for that. It depends on how you plan the budget and spend the money. Now, they have made promises, it is their duty to fulfill their promises.”

There are also speculations, which suggest that Congress will take its support back, once the 2014 Lok Sabha elections are over. AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal has announced that the party has decided to form the government . Out of 280 Jan Sabha's conducted by the party in 257 sabhas, people wanted the party to form the government in Delhi, reported ANI.

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Following are those 18 terms which have made AAP a unique entity in Delhi's political puzzle. 1) Ending VIP culture, special security, special funds, and Lutyens' bungalows for ministers 2) Passage of Jan Lokpal bill in Delhi assembly, implying consent for probing scams under Cong and BJP watch 3) Swaraj: People to decide on issues related to their mohallas, colonies and bylanes 4) Full statehood for Delhi, with control over DDA and Delhi Police 5) Audit of discom accounts for setting fair power tariff 6) Independent agency to test calibration of power meters; excess billed amount to be refunded to consumers 7) Crackdown on water mafia, reorganization of Delhi Jal Board, and 700-litre free water supply to every home 8) Regularization of all unauthorized colonies within one year 9) No demolition of slums until their residents are given pucca homes on easy terms 10) No contractual employment of blue- and whitecollar workers in the government sector 11) Simplification of VAT, rates, and better infrastructure for industry 12) No FDI in retail in Delhi 13) Special protection force for women; new courts and more judges to decide cases of crime against women in 3-6 months 14) No acquisition of village land without gram sabha permission; increase in lal dora land 15) 500 new government schools; end system of donation in private schools 16) Opening new government hospitals 17) New courts and more judges to solve all other cases within six months to one year 18) Build pressure on Centre for solutions to city's problems All these terms have been accepted by the Congress party and they are bound by them otherwise AAP can always go to the people for betrayal by Congress party.
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