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After security, Kejriwal spurns govt bungalow

New Delhi, Dec 24, 2013 (PTI):
Arvind Kejriwal. AP Photo

After refusing to take security cover, Arvind Kejriwal, who is set to become Delhi Chief Minister, has refused to shift to a government bungalow in line with his resolve to end the VIP culture.

Sources said Kejriwal has already rejected a request to move to a government bungalow after he becomes Chief Minister. He is likely to shift to a flat somewhere near Delhi Secretariat at I P Estate in Central Delhi.

The ministers in Kejriwal's cabinet may also not accept government bungalows entitled to them and and are likely to prefer to stay in government flats following their leader's footstep.

The Delhi government ministers are entitled to Type six or Type seven bungalows having three-bedrooms. Sheila Dikshit has been staying at a Type 8 bungalow on 3 Motilal Nehru Marg in Lutyens Delhi since 2003.

Kejriwal has already vowed to end the VIP culture like having cars fitted with red beacons.

Yesterday, the AAP leader had refused to take security cover offered by Delhi Police, saying "God" provides him security.

Kejriwal had yesterday met Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and staked claim to form the government in Delhi after it received "overwhelming" response from people during a week-long "referendum" through SMS, telephone, email and public meetings.


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