AAP updates: Govt can't fix tariff, says Delhi Electricity Commission

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AAP takes charge of Delhi: Updates
New Delhi, Dec 30: The Aam Aadmi Party has taken charge of Delhi and on Monday the party leaders will hold crucial meetings to discuss strategy to overcome the power and water challenge. Meanwhile, a political mudslinging began as BJP president Nitin Gadkari alleged that a businessman fixed AAP-Congress tie-up.

Follow live updates of AAP's meetings here:

1:35pm: Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission said on Monday that the Delhi government cannot fix the power tariff for the state.

Subsidy is the only way out, the commission told the AAP government. This creates another hurdle for the newly formed AAP government who had promised cheap power and water to the Delhi citizens. 

1:00pm: Many people, Many demands

Many people are waiting to meet the new chief minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal outside his residence, with myriad demands.  

12:20pm: Delhiites gather outside Kejriwal's residence:

More people gather outside Kejriwal's residence; now the Valmiki community, Jats and Yadavs are putting forth their plea for reservation.

11:05am: Manish Sisodia will meet Public Works department officials to discuss aunauthorised colonies' issue

11:00am: Delhi Water Board officials will meet at 4pm. The announcement on free water supply likely after the meet

10:26am: Docs suggest Arvind Kejriwal be hospitalised

Doctors have been advising Kejriwal, who is suffering from chronic fever, to be hospitalised, said sources. Kejriwal tweeted on Monday that he won't be able to attend the water meet in Delhi secretariat. 

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote" lang="en"><p>Running 102 fever since yesterday. Severe loose motions. Sad that i won't be able to attend office today.</p>— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) <a href="https://twitter.com/ArvindKejriwal/statuses/417507242158878720">December 30, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

9:45am: Kejriwal won't attend water, electricity meet

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will not attend today's crucial water, electricity meet at Delhi secretariat as he is suffering from viral fever, informed sources. Reportedly, the party's water plan for the state will be announced today. Kejriwal will make the announcement from his residence, said the AAP workers. 

9:00am: AAP hits back at Nitin Gadkari's allegations

The AAP leader Manish Sisodia challenged Gadkari to name the businessman who, according to Gadkari, fixed the deal between Congress and AAP. "Let him name the businessman if hes serious", Sisodia said. Congress also slammed Gadkari's allegations. 

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