It has been one year since AAP came to power in Delhi. The government has had plenty of successes to speak of but several needless controversies have crept up during the course of the year, driven largely by the limitations posed by the strange administrative structure that Delhi has to live with. For instance, the government has no control over the police or the anti-corruption bureau and has to have every order it passes blessed by the LG. Kejriwal has reached out to the PM personally and also via the media, sincerely requesting him to give the AAP government some much-needed space to operate.
Despite these challenges the AAP has made great strides within a year……and yet the sword of Damocles hangs over its head.
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