Beware law breakers! Arvind Kejriwal to restart 'anti-corruption phone line' soon

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New Delhi, Feb 14: Delhi's newly sworn-in chief minister Arvind Kejriwal Saturday said that his government will "restart the anti-corruption phone line" to help the common man combat corruption in the capital.

During his 49-day tenure as chief minister, Kejriwal had launched a number - (011) 27357169 - saying anyone who is asked to pay bribe by any official in the capital can seek help on that phone number.

Beware law breakers! Arvind Kejriwal to restart 'anti-corruption phone line' soon.
Addressing a gathering of thousands in Ramlila Maidan soon after taking oath as chief minister, he said during his tenure, the AAP government had launched anti-corruption telephone line, which they will restart.

"If anyone asks for bribe, don't say no. Use your phone to record the conversation and we will take action against him. We will also restart anti-corruption telephone line it will create fear in the minds of every corrupt individual. We will also introduce the Jan Lokpal Bill," he said.

After swearing in as chief minister for the second time Saturday, the 46-year-old Kejriwal pledged to make Delhi the country's first corruption-free state.

The tens of thousands of people packing the sprawling ground in the heart of the capital cheered him when he took the oath of office and secrecy, followed by six ministers, and then addressed them.


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