New Delhi, March 13: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind
Kejriwal on Sunday urged Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to
take the initiative to clean Yamuna river and also sought help of his
volunteers for welfare programmes of the city government.
governments have to come together to clean the Yamuna. Today, on your
(Sri Sri) left, there is the central government and on your right is the
Delhi government... please initiate and let's make the Yamuna clean,"
Kejriwal said addressing the gathering at the World Culture Festival
Kejriwal also sought the help of volunteers of Art of Living.
am a selfish person. I want two things from you, Guruji. Give me your
volunteers. They are polished, decent and always smiling. The Delhi
government has a lot of work and so needs a lot of volunteers for its
different programmes. I want your volunteers," he said, as he was
welcomed with huge applause.
Welcoming to India and Delhi the
delegates from 155 nations, Kejriwal said the entire world was facing
violent issues and it was not possible to defeat hatred with hatred.
"Guruji's message has reached out to the world through meditation and love," he said.
Earlier in the day, Kejriwal was slated to attend the Global Leadership Forum organised by the AoL but did not turn up.