The Aam Aadmi Party assured two lakh public toilets for women, new courts to fast-track rape cases and Wi-Fi connected CCTV cameras during the second phase of Delhi Dialogue programme. The party also marked the second anniversary of the its formation on Wednesday, November 26.
Another promise which the party made in the campaign grabbed the attention of people while the party chief Arvind Kejriwal said that women would be allowed to pass a resolution to close down liquor vends in their areas.
Kejriwal said that the party gives priority to women’s safety and empowerment when he was addressing the gathering at Talkatora Garden in Delhi. He mentioned, “A woman told me that they have opened liquor shops in the residential areas. Maximum number of mishaps happens near these shops.” He assured, “If these women will pass a resolution and send it to the government, asking to shut down and relocate these shops then the government will have to agree to the proposal.”
The party promised “Forty-seven fast-track courts,” which would be built and “made functional and later increased up to 100.” Regarding to the increasing crime cases and violence against women, Kejriwal said that the party will make sure of women’s safety with women’s security force, surveillance web of CCTV cameras, one marshal on every Delhi Transport Corporation bus.
According to the party statement, two lakh toilets for women will be built, in which 50,000 will be in public spaces and 1.5 lakh in slums.
Meanwhile, while the election approaches and are likely to be held in 2015, Kejriwal also announced that the party will cancel tickets of the candidates who are found involved cases of corruption or crime.
However, ahead of Delhi assembly elections, the party had come up with Delhi Dialogue programme and Women safety in capital. After, they had also come up with new promises targeting the students and youth of the state, assuring them 8,00,000 jobs, vocational training, new colleges and Wi-Fi across the city.
Amid, a loan scheme was declared by the AAP Chief for the students passing out from the state, assuring none would be denied the loan. He has said that 20 colleges will be opened on the outskirts of the city.
AAP had won 28 seats in its debut performance in the Delhi assembly elections held in last December and Kejriwal had run the government for 49 days, after which he resigned from the post of Delhi Chief Minister.