Remember the iconic character of Gabbar Singh from Sholay, directed by Ramesh Sippy, and the famous dialogue ‘So jaa warna Gabbar aa jayega? Member of Parliament Raghav Chadha of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday used an analogy from the 1975 film to compare Gabbar’s terror to the effect of Delhi Prime Minister Arvind Kejriwal on corrupt people in Gujarat.
“There is dialogue in the movie Sholay – ‘So ja beta warna Gabbar aa jayega’. These days when a corrupt man cries within miles of Gujarat, his mother tells him, “So yes beta warna Kejriwal aa jayega (You better sleep or Kejriwal will come get you) and put you in jail,” said the AAP- leader during an election. meeting in Kankrej, NDTV reported.
The Rajya Sabha MP further praised his boss saying that Kejriwal was “born only to end corruption and curb rising prices”. Chadha, the AAP co-leader in Gujarat, has held rallies and campaigned for the party across the state.
The AAP is contesting all 182 seats in Gujarat for the first time in next month’s elections. The party has positioned itself as the main contender to the ruling BJP and Kejriwal has aggressively campaigned for its candidates.
Kejriwal’s party has also announced its main ministerial face for Gujarat-Isudan Gadhvi, who will contest parliamentary elections from Khambhalia’s seat in his home district of Devbhumi Dwarka.
The Aam Aadmi Party pledged in its polling manifesto to improve the quality of education in government schools, free electricity, access to water and free health care. It also announced to give a monthly stipend of Rs 1,000 to all women over the age of 18 if they come to power.
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