I am the first CM who wants honest officials, all others look for corrupt people: Kejriwal

KejriwalKejriwal will be administered oath of office along with six AAP MLAs at the historic Ramlila Maidan in Delhi.

Set to be sworn-in as Delhi Chief Minister on Saturday, Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said he did not have a magic wand to solve all the problems but added that nothing was impossible if honest people joined hands.

Kejriwal, who will be administered oath of office along with six AAP MLAs at the historic Ramlila Maidan in Delhi, said there would be no VIPs at the ceremony and "everyone is invited".

"It is open for all. No VIP is there. All 'aam admi' will be present. You are all invited," he told reporters.

Portfolios of the new ministers would be announced in the next two days, he said.

The cabinet ministers who will take oath along with Kejriwal are Manish Sisodia, Rakhi Birla, Somnath Bharti, Saurabh Bhardwaj, Girish Soni and Satendra Jain.

The Chief Minister-designate asked honest officials and employees of Delhi government to contact him through SMS or email so that they could be deployed at places where they can work to solve Delhi's problems.

"I would request them to contact me through SMS or email, we will depute good people at good places and want to move ahead with them. I don't have a magic wand to solve all the problems, but if good, honest and efficient people join us nothing is impossible," he said.

"For the first time, there is a Chief Minister who is looking for honest officials to work for him, otherwise whenever a new CM comes, he or she looks for those officials who can earn them commission through corruption," he said.

If honest officials join us, it can help us giving a corruption-free government, he said.

Asked how AAP would verify if somebody is honest, he said, "We have a network and we will find out. A team of officials like present education secretary Rajendra Kumar are looking for honest and dynamic officials".

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