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Dear Arvind Kejriwal,

As my relatives, acquaintances and students die avoidable deaths; I am completely mad on the current regime at the centre. But for every death - in reality a MURDER - in Delhi, you have equal blood on your hands. You were sitting and spending 150cr advertising yourself just between Jan to March this year while the cases increased. You did nothing for the last one year when Delhi needed at least 20,000 extra ICU beds if not more. And each bed obviously means extra oxygen facility. You have no shame to say that PM CARES fund didn’t come. Didn’t you have calculations? You are from IIT. Didn’t you know that making a few oxygen plants cost nothing compared to your state budget and so called landmark health budget?
And you are FOOLING EVEN TODAY by saying lies like tomorrow even if there are 30k cases per day Delhi is now going to be equipped. You are a congenital liar. In case your IIT brain can’t calculate properly, let me help you.
For every reported case in Delhi, there are at least 5 cases going unreported as per all experts. Which means when 30k cases are reported there would be in reality 1lac plus cases requiring a min of 5k ICU beds per day since 5% patients require that. Given on an average a person spends 10 days in ICU that would mean a requirement of 50k ICU beds. Delhi currently has 4K ICU beds. Have some shame.
You think making stupid 500 bed sub standard arrangements can fool us? When your wife -a non critical case - got COVID why was she rushed to Max by jumping all queues while others including my relative who had registered their names, were left waiting? Why didn’t you send her to some such trashy 500 bed arrangement?
Better arrangements are being made by Gurdwaras. We don’t need you for them. We need you for ICU beds, without which people are dying.
Where are the ICU beds? My aunt got an ICU bed after 6 days of running around. By then her lungs had almost given up. And although she is still alive, doctors say it’s just a matter of time before she is gone. It was an avoidable death like thousands others.
You spoke about health, education, slum removal. But cheated Delhi on all counts. You didn’t just cheat Delhi during your entire first term you cheated Delhi during this entire last year of pandemic.
You are the biggest betrayer that Delhi has ever seen.
With no respect at all for you,
Dr. Arindam Chaudhuri
NB. On a more personal context
When we vote for anyone else we don’t expect anything much so there’s no betrayal. With you there was expectation and thus there is feeling of being stabbed from the back a million times over.
In the last 32 years of my adult life (since I turned 18), I have no shame in saying I voted only twice.
Numerous elections- assembly and general - came and went. My own students criticised me, my closest colleagues criticised. But I never voted. The maths in my mind was very clear. In Delhi, no one else will give the vote in my name so it’s not going to anyone else. I had no interest in giving my vote to any one because I felt it was like choosing between two criminals. And I didn’t want to be known as a guy who voted for a criminal and got him to power. And frankly, it didn’t matter to me which out of the two criminals were ruling me. Despite lobbying for Modi for 2014 general elections, I didn’t go to vote in 2014 general elections. Because I didn’t want to die knowing I voted for him. I lobbied for a change so that the corrupt congress didn’t win but voting is a personal act and I stayed away. NOTA that I also lobbied for, eventually didn’t interest me, because it wasn’t going to make a good guy win.
Guess who I voted for the only two times I went till the election booth (once when you fought assembly elections the very first time and once in 2019 general elections)? I voted for AAP. I voted both times for you because I was sure I am not voting for a criminal. First time I voted for you because I was there in the back office with you when Anna was fasting at Jantar Mantar. I was there at the Ram Leela Maidan on stage canvassing for a New India on the day when Anna Hazare broke his fast... I was there sitting in TV interviews with you defending every word you said. When I said your next big demand after Janlokpal should be judicial reforms you agreed and I believed you. So I voted for you. Second time in 2019 general elections I voted for you because I thought my one extra vote might help the divisive ruling regime get one less seat. Though I could see the lack of worth in your words by then, I still didn’t think you are a criminal.
Let me be candid. Today you are as much of a criminal as all other politicians in this country. And you have blood on your hands. The thousands of helpless deaths that we see on the streets of Delhi - you have their blood on your hands Kejriwal. Know that.
Do look in the mirror after you read this. There’s blood dripping from your hands. If you have shame, resign. But I know you are an autocratic power-hungry typical politician who used to sit in the back room of Jantar Mantar (while Anna was fasting) and calculate which newspaper took out his name but didn’t take out your name and admonish the PR guys for the same.
I will end by writing, you have lost one voter forever.
And perhaps you have made sure that for the rest of my life I will never vote again.
Thank you for this lesson of a lifetime wrt to my experiment with the concept of universal adult franchise in India.
Oh yes, I will sit and write about the fraud about your entire education focus where you have just modernised some schools and claimed the good results of government schools as your achievement where as the truth is that’s how it was in Delhi even before you came to power. The only thing that has helped you retain power is the politics of free electricity and water (WiFi and cameras was again a big lie). More on that some other day.

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