Branding Kejriwal as “Mr Corrupt”, the BJP demanded his resignation.
“There are no shell companies and I have no connection with Kapil Mishra. I have not even seen Arvind Kejriwal in person.”
Kapil Mishra had been on an indefinite hunger strike for five days in protest against AAP’s refusal to disclose the source of funding of the foreign trips five leaders.
Kapil Mishra also accused Kejriwal of channeling unaccounted money through a chain of shell companies.
Since its far-less-than-expected results in Punjab and rout in the Delhi bypoll, AAP has its back to the wall. Hands tied by an adversarial Centre, the way the party reacts to this crisis may well define its future. The Indian Express reports
We are probably the fastest growing party in the country. Our track record, of forming a government in Delhi twice and being the principal opposition in Punjab, is not bad for a party that’s three-and-a-half years old, said Ashutosh
To prepare the proposal, officers from the central government will also be involved.
Kapil Mishra was recently sacked from AAP for raising allegations against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.
EVM hackathon: The AAP is set to reach out to other parties on the issue to decide the future course of action.
The all-party meeting convened by the EC to discuss the reliability of EVMs, and other electoral reforms, saw a debate over the definition of ‘hacking’.
Kapil Mishra’s mother also said she was proud of her son who was on a hunger strike and hadn’t eaten for the last three days.
While sacked minister Kapil Mishra alleged corruption on the part of Arvind Kejriwal, Kumar Vishwas has been accused by a suspended AAP MLA of being an “RSS plant” in the party.
Hazare also questioned suspended Aam Aadmi Party leader Kapil Mishra for staying silent when he saw Kejriwal accepting Rs. 2 crore.
CBI might also refer the probe to the Anti- Corruption Branch of the Delhi government.
Believed to be close to AAP leader Kumar Vishwas, Kapil Mishra, source said, had started “approaching other MLAs to level charges against Arvind Kejriwal”.