"Let us see how much BJP cares about Delhi": Kejriwal on the 2020 Union budget

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On January 6, the election commission emphasized that the center would not declare "state-specific programs" in the state budget.

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updated:February 1, 2020, 11:45 a.m.

File photo from Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

New Delhi: The chief minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, said on Saturday that the Union budget would show how much the BJP was interested in the capital.

"The people of Delhi are confident that the Union government will protect our interests in the household. Delhi should have more influence in the light of the elections. The budget will show how much BJP is interested in us Delhiites," Kejriwal tweeted in Hindi.

On January 6, the election commission emphasized that the center would not declare "state-specific programs" in the state budget since the city would hold elections on February 8.

However, Kejriwal had requested that the center announce things for the city in the household. The city government also requested more funding from the Delhi City Center.

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