New Delhi: Social activist and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal, who has been on hunger strike since 10 days, will submit letters signed by over 6.37 lakh Delhiites to the Delhi Chief Minister on Monday urging her to cut power tariffs.

According to reports, the AAP supporters will also gherao the Delhi CM over the inflated power and water bills.

Earlier on Sunday, the AAP said a total of 6,38,707 letters were signed by Delhiites till Saturday night and they will be submitted to Dikshit on Monday morning. The party alleged that the price of electricity and water had increased many folds in the capital due to corruption.

"As the number of Delhiites, who have decided not to pay their bills, swells day by day, the ball is in the court of Sheila Dikshit now. Would she listen to the voice of people who have elected her to power or continue to support private companies?" the statement said.

On Kejriwal's health, the statement said despite weakness, his health parameters are within normal range. "His blood pressure in the morning was 101/63, pulse 65 and sugar 121. He has lost 7 kg of weight since his fast began. His current weight is 58 kg," it said.


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