Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed media on Friday. While addressing he said that there is a need for many more colleges and universities in Delhi.

He said that he has written to the Minister of Education seeking to amend the Act so that new colleges and universities can be opened in Delhi.

I have written to Union Education Minister seeking amendments in Delhi University Act so that more colleges can be established: CM Kejriwal

The Delhi University Act made during the British era states that a new college needs to be affiliated with Delhi University. I’ve written to the Minister of Education seeking to amend the Act so that new colleges and universities can be opened in Delhi: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Why are the admission cut-offs so high in Delhi? It is so because there is a huge lack of colleges & universities in Delhi, while the number of students is increasing. We need many more colleges & universities here: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Around 2.5 lakh students in Delhi pass class 12 board exams every year, of whom only 1.25 lakh get admission in city colleges: Kejriwal