New Delhi, August 16
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who turned 52 on Sunday, visited the Hanuman temple at Connaught Place within the metropolis alongside along with his spouse and prayed for the nice well being of Delhiities amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Addressing Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) get together volunteers on Independence Day on Saturday, Kejriwal, the nationwide convener of the get together, had stated he wouldn’t rejoice his birthday this 12 months and urged them to ship their needs from dwelling.
There had been no festivities on the chief minister’s residence in north Delhi’s Civil Lines space, in contrast to earlier years when he was visited by AAP leaders, employees and admirers.
“On his birthday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited the Hanuman temple at Connaught Place, worshipped the deity and performed ‘abhishek’. He prayed for the good health of the people of Delhi,” the Chief Minister’s Office stated in a tweet in Hindi with footage of Kejriwal and his spouse Sunita on the temple.
The AAP nationwide convener was greeted on his birthday by many leaders, together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on social media.
“Birthday wishes to Delhi CM Shri @ArvindKejriwal Ji. Praying for his long and healthy life,” the prime minister stated in a tweet.
Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri too greeted Kejriwal on his birthday.
“Felicitations to my friend & Delhi CM Shri @ArvindKejriwal Ji on his birthday. May God bless him with good health & long life. Many happy returns of the day,” Puri wrote on Twitter.
Kejriwal, who had sought donations of oximeters as a birthday present in his Independence Day deal with to get together volunteers, stated on Sunday that commitments for 30,000 items of the machine had been acquired.
“Already recd commitments for 30,000 oxymeters. Am overwhelmed. Will now set up ‘oxygen jaanch kendra’ in 30,000 villages. Commitments still pouring in. Will help set it up in more villages. Thank u donors. We will train village youth n give them oxymeters to set up oxy kendras,” he stated in a tweet.
Kejriwal had requested AAP volunteers to take the accountability for his or her colonies and villages and arrange oxygen-testing centres there.
Oximeters are gadgets used to measure the oxygen stage within the physique. One of the signs of the coronavirus an infection is a drop within the oxygen stage within the physique. PTI