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Arvind Kejriwal Flies To Chandigarh To Meet ML Khattar On Delhi Smog

  • Arvind Kejriwal Flies To Chandigarh To Meet ML Khattar On Delhi Smog

    Summary: Arvind Kejriwal has left for Chandigarh, he tweeted a short while ago, to meet Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar over the toxic smog wrapped around Delhi for over a week. "Amrinder Singh, who had last week called Mr Kejriwal a "peculiar person with views on everything but no understanding," dismissed the suggestion. Instead of focusing all his attention on resolving these issues, he said, "Kejriwal wants to waste time with holding useless discussions. Both Amarinder Singh and ML Khattar have accused Mr Kejriwal of attempting to politicise the issue of pollution.Amrinder Singh has asserted that Delhi's pollution crisis has been cause by "mismanaged transportation and unplanned industrial development." "The exchanges began after Arvind Kejriwal said last week that he had written to both the other chief ministers requesting to meet them, but had not been given appointments.

    Arvind Kejriwal has left for Chandigarh, he tweeted a short while ago, to meet Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar over the toxic smog wrapped around Delhi for over a week. Punjab Chief Minister Amrinder Singh, who also works out of Chandigarh, refused to meet Mr Kejriwal , saying he does not have "the same luxury of time" as the Delhi Chief Minister.Mr Kejriwal is travelling to Chandigarh with Delhi's environment minister and secretary, he said on Twitter, "to discuss issues related to pollution with Hon'ble CM of Haryana and his team. Look forward to a fruitful discussion."Arvind Kejriwal has blamed the burning of crop stubble by farmers in neighbouring Punjab and Haryana as the major cause of the spiking pollution in Delhi.Yesterday he had tweeted Amrinder Singh saying, "Sir, I am coming to Chandigarh on Wed to meet Haryana CM , As Reported By NDTV.

    According to the Newspaper,Would be grateful if u cud spare sometime to meet me. It is in collective interest."Amrinder Singh, who had last week called Mr Kejriwal a "peculiar person with views on everything but no understanding," dismissed the suggestion. He said he "failed to understand why the Delhi Chief Minister is trying to force my hand, knowing well that any such discussion will be meaningless and futile," and accused Mr Kejriwal of trying to divert attention from his government's failure to check pollution in Delhi.

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