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Chanda Bandh Satyagraha: Why was No List No Donation Started and Why there is a Huge Debate on Rejecting AAP?

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December 18, 2016: A former member of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and ex-co-convener of the NRI cell of AAP, Dr. Munish Raizada started a campaign against the party which has removed the donors list from the website for past six months.

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No List No Donation Campaign against AAP
No List No Donation Campaign against AAP

It should be recalled that the Aam Aadmi Party won a lot of public support after it announced that it will be focusing on the chanda (donations) it collects from the common man and would be the people’s party. The party also claimed that they will run on the donations of common public and would only work for their interests and not for any individual or groups with vested interests.

It also claimed that it will be transparent in its dealings and promised that the party put will be putting the list of donors on its website. In this year, July, the list of donors was taken off from the AAP’s website. The page says, “Under Construction. New Version coming soon” for past 6 months.

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On 26th November, in an open letter, the suspended Aam Aadmi Party member Dr Raizada asked the party to unveil the list of the donors by giving them a deadline of 1 week to reveal the details.

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Since the party failed to do that, Dr Raizada’s started the Chanda band Satyagraha, the campaign is about asking people not to donate until the party puts the list of donors back on the website. He has even launched a website for the same.

On 22nd December, the team of NoListNoDonation Campaign or Chanda band Satyagraha will be meeting Anna Hazare to discuss the matter. On the following day, they will be talking about the matter in details with the media in a press conference in New Delhi.

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Chanda Band Satyagraha will be starting on the ground level on December 24th as people supporting the campaign will be gather in New Delhi, Rajghat.


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30 Doorstep Services Offered By Delhi Government AAP

Delhi government offers 30 more doorstep services

AAP brings 70 doorstep services for delhi residents. IANS

People living in Delhi can now avail 30 more services at their doorstep, including adding members in ration card, paying the motor vehicle tax and getting a DTC pass, taking the total number of such services to 70. The second phase of the doorstep delivery of public services, the official launch of which is yet to take place, has been rolled out.

Residents can dial 1076 and get the service by paying Rs 50 extra, an official from Delhi’s Administrative Reforms told IANS. The new services include booking a tour package through Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corp.

In September 2018, the Delhi government had launched the doorstep delivery of 40 public services to make things easy for the common man. In the first phase, people got certificates of marriage, caste, domicile, income, births and deaths among others at their doors.

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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal plans to offer 100 services delivered at people’s doorsteps. IANS

Driving license, new water or sewer connection and disconnection were also provided under the scheme which functions between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. through a ‘Mobile Sahayak’. The government had planned to roll out more services by February but they got delayed.

“Once the second phase is on track, steps to start the third phase will be initiated,” the official said. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has plans to have at least 100 services delivered at people’s doorsteps, the official said.

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Aam Aadmi Party leader Atishi told IANS: “The plan initially was to take things online but we realised that people find it more easy to call a number and get the services instead of doing things online.” The tenure of the Kejriwal government will end on February 2020. (IANS)