Former Union Minister and Congress leader Milind Deora praised the Arvind Kejriwal government and for doubling its revenues to Rs 60,000 crore and maintained a revenue surplus over the last 5 years. After which many leaders of Delhi Congress including Ajay Maken targeted Milind by asking to “leave Congress” and not to propagate “half-baked facts.” In fact, Deora tweeted a short video of Kejriwal’s speech on Sunday night that came amid growing criticism that his party won the polls because of its welfare measures such as free electricity, water and bus rides.
In a tweet, Milind Deora said, “Sharing a lesser known & welcome fact – the @ArvindKejriwal-led Delhi Government doubled its revenues to? 60,000 crore & maintained a revenue surplus over the last 5 years. Food for thought: Delhi is now one of India’s most fiscally prudent governments”.
Sharing a lesser known & welcome fact — the @ArvindKejriwal-led Delhi Government doubled its revenues to ₹60,000 crore & maintained a revenue surplus over the last 5 years.
Food for thought: Delhi is now one of India’s most fiscally prudent governments pic.twitter.com/bBFjbfYhoC
— Milind Deora मिलिंद देवरा (@milinddeora) February 16, 2020
On his comment, Delhi Congress leader Ajay Maken raised a strong objection and kept some figures and said, “Brother, you want to leave @INCIndia-Please do-Then propagate half baked facts! However, let me share even lesser know facts- 1997-98-BE (Revenue) 4,073cr, 2013-14-BE (Revenue) 37,459cr. During Congress Govt Grew at 14.87% CAGR, 2015-16 BE 41,129, 2019-20 BE 60,000, AAP Gov 9.90% CAGR.”