According to an NDTV article published on 15th September, 2021 titled, “Delhi Government To Earn Rs 10,000 Crore Revenue From Liquor Shop Bids.” The article also included the statement of Deputy CM Manish Sisodiya, We will get Rs 10,000 crore revenue from bidding of liquor shops under the new excise policy. We have received nearly 225 bids for 32 zones of the city.

NDTV article

“This will be around Rs 3,500 crore extra revenue from what we got in 2019-20. In financial year 2019-20, the government had collected a revenue of Rs 6,300 crore from bidding of liquor shops,” Mr Sisodia further said, as per the said piece.

Whereas on the other hand, a Hindustan Times article dated 28th November 2021 reads, “Delhi: MCD union warns of strike from Dec 13, demands pending salaries.” AP Khan, the convener of the confederation, noted that there is two- and three-month pendency of salaries and pensions in many cases. “We keep on hearing the same arguments regarding fund shortage and the blame game between the corporations and Delhi government about release of funds. Some individual unions, such as paramedical staff, nurses and junior residents in Hindu Rao hospital have already announced token strikes and protests and now we have decided to go on complete strike after 15 days,” he added.

Given, the Delhi government is responsible for the non-payment of the salaries. People also accuse AAP Government of wasting the public money on advertisements and that’s why the salaries not paid by the AAP government to Delhi sanitation workers. Meanwhile, CM Kejriwal is busy giving election sops to people of Goa and Punjab.

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