Gautam Gambhir, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker, took a potshot at Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal after several areas in the Capital were flooded following heavy rains on Sunday.
Waterlogging in low-lying areas and traffic snarls were reported from many keys stretches of Delhi after the Capital received its first spell of heavy rains in the morning.
Delhi Traffic Police saidwaterlogging was reportedat Azadpur Underpass, South Avenue Road, Pul Prahladpur Underpass, Paharganj side of the New Delhi railway station, Moolchand Underpass and near Batra Hospital, among others.
“Got to hear that the Delhi government is running a “Rain Water Harvesting” scheme on the London-Paris like roads! When will we get to see its advertisements, chief minister ji?” Gautam Gambhir tweeted in Hindi.
Gambhir, who represents East Delhi in Parliament, also posted several photographs of waterlogged roads as vehicles and people navigated through them.
The former cricketer has been attacking Arvind Kejriwal and his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) by calling the Delhi chief minister “21st-century Tughlaq” for spending money over “ads and hashtags”.
TV पर बोलो – क्रेडिट नहीं चाहिए
Twitter पर बोलो – सब मैंने किया है
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir)July 18, 2020
He was not the only one critical of the ruling party over the waterlogged areas.
Jai Prakash, the mayor of North Delhi, berated the Arvind Kejriwal-led government after a body of a 60-year-old pickup truck driver was found under aflooded bridge in central Delhi.