Kejriwal formally invites Sheila Dikshit for public debate

New Delhi, Oct 24 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal has sent a formal invitation to Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit inviting her for an open public debate ahead of the assembly elections to be held in December this year.

"I have sent a formal proposal to Sheila Dikshit for a public debate, but it must happen in public, not in any TV studio," said Kejriwal.

"Why is Sheila Dikshit is scared of a debate? Harshvardhan (BJP's chief ministerial candidate), she and I can debate, not in a TV studio, but among people," Kejriwal added.

The Aam Aadmi Party has been attacking the Delhi Government on a number of issues, including power and water tariff and alleged corruption.

Assembly elections in Delhi will be held on December 4 with over 11.5 million voters eligible to cast their ballots in 70 constituencies. Counting of votes will take place on December 8. (ANI)