As a young BJP MP, Kiren Rijiju had once favoured full statehood for Delhi. Today, as minister of state for home, he is looking at the idea from the other side.
Aasha Khosa | July 2, 2016 | New Delhi
As a young BJP MP, Kiren Rijiju had once favoured full statehood for Delhi. On November 21, 2006, he along with party senior Santosh Gangwar had expressed “deep concern over not according the status of a full-fledged State to Delhi despite repeated requests”. Today, as minister of state for home, he is looking at the idea from the other side. He explains his change of stance in the following interview.
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