New Delhi: Stating that he was deeply impressed by the governance of Hazrat Umar bin Khattab, Arvind Kejriwal, the chief minister of Delhi, said that he would try to emulate the second Caliph of the Muslims for the betterment of the people.
Mr Kejriwal was addressing a personality development workshop conducted by the India Islamic International Centre in collaboration with Nobel Education Foundation, here.
“I am extremely impressed by the governance of Caliph Umar and will try to follow his model of governance for the betterment of people,” Mr Kejriwal said.
His comments were in response to Aateqa Siddiqui, a girl student, who presented a book on the governance of Caliph Umar.
Mr Kejriwal reiterated that he would study the whole book and try to implement the model of Caliph Umar.