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AAP govt likely to bring resolution against Agnipath in upcoming Delhi Assembly session

Leader of Opposition Ramvir Singh Bidhuri said a two-day session was not adequate and accused the Kejriwal government of running away from answering questions on public issues.

Reported By : PTI Edited By : Paras Bisht | New Delhi
Updated on: July 03, 2022 7:49 IST
Arvind Kejriwal, AAP, Delhi assembly, delhi assembly session, Delhi session, Agnipath scheme
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Delhi CM & AAP National Convener Arvind Kejriwal speaks during a rally in Hamirpur.

 

Highlights

  • The Delhi Assembly's two-day session will begin on July 4
  • Kailash Gahlot will table a bill proposing to hike the salary and allowances of MLAs
  • BJP plans to corner the government on several issues

The AAP government is likely to bring a resolution against the Centre's Agnipath defence recruitment scheme in the upcoming session of the Delhi Assembly. The Aam Aadmi Party government in Punjab on Thursday passed a resolution against the controversial scheme which was announced by the Centre on June 14 and had triggered protests in several parts of the country. The Agnipath scheme seeks to recruit in the armed forces youths in the age bracket of 17-and-a-half to 21 years for only four years with a provision to retain 25 per cent of them for 15 more years. For 2022, the upper age limit has been extended to 23 years.

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Leader of Opposition Ramvir Singh Bidhuri said a two-day session was not adequate and accused the Kejriwal government of running away from answering questions on public issues. The BJP will corner the government on issues like waterlogging, poor public transport, education, health, pollution and liquor shops in residential areas, he said. Durgesh Pathak, newly elected AAP MLA from Rajinder Nagar, will also be administered the oath of office during the session. 

The Assembly session will begin at 11 am on Monday and Delhi government minister Kailash Gahlot will table a bill proposing to hike the salary and allowances of MLAs. 

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