“People have given the mandate to BJP…the party would have 20 chief ministers before next general elections in 2019,” the senior BJP leader and Union MoS for Environment, Forest and Climate Change said in Jaipur.
Optimistic about the BJP’s performance in the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections, Javadekar said the party would win with “full majority” and give a stable government to the people of the national capital.
“People welcomed Kiran Bedi joining the BJP. Not only in Delhi…but people are joining the party in other states as well,” he said at a press conference at the party office in Jaipur.
On being asked whether Bedi would be projected as the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in Delhi, Javadekar said it will be decided by the party leadership.
Asked if the BJP will be able to have its chief minister in Jammu and Kashmir Javadekar
said: “Things will come out soon”.
Highlighting the works and achievements of the Narendra Modi government, he said that in the last 236 days, each ministry took numerous decisions.
“Inflation control was one of the major achievements of the government. People got relief from inflation. Cut in fuel prices was another big relief for people,” he said.
Justifying increase in excise duty on diesel and petrol, Javadekar said it was a “balancing act”.
The minister also targeted the Congress and other opposition parties saying they were working in an irresponsible manner.
“Stalling proceedings in the Rajya Sabha is a fine example of it,” he added. – From NDTV.com