Speaker Goel ordered that Mishra be marshalled out of the Assembly after the former AAP minister referred to him as ‘Dhritarashtra’ – a character from Mahabharata – for not taking any action on his letter
Mishra, who held the post of water minister in the AAP government, was sacked earlier this year after he levelled corruption charges against Kejriwal. He alleged the AAP convener interfered in the water tanker scam — which previously plagued the Congress government under Sheila Dikshit.
“Former anti-graft volunteers are joining hands with us along with the Aam Aadmi Sena (largely made up of disgruntled AAP supporters),” said Kapil Mishra
Delhi minister Kapil Mishra had sought the Lt Governor Anil Baijal’s “direct intervention” in the city’s health department where he alleged irregularities in purchase of medicines and in payment to suppliers.
Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari said the two attacks, on Kapil Mishra and Rahul Sharma, has revealed a new face of Arvind Kejriwal and his government.
The anti-graft body is also likely to write to the Delhi government to share details about the procurement of medicines.
Former minister says he was manhandled
Despite the drama in the Delhi Assembly on Wednesday, the House passed the state Goods and Services Tax Bill ahead of its national rollout on July 1.
Kapil Mishra was suspended from the Aam Aadmi Party earlier this month after he levelled allegations against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. He has now said he will soon make public more details about ‘scams’ involving AAP and Arvind Kejriwal.
Mishra was suspended from the party early this month after he levelled corruption charges against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
The AAP also questioned where Mishra was procuring documents pertaining to departments that he had never overseen.
Mishra said that according to Kejriwal, Sheila Dikshit and even Dawood Ibrahim were innocent since they were not in jail
Arvind Kejriwal said that Kapil Mishra’s allegations against him did not merit a response and that even his opponents refused to believe them
Reacting to Mishra’s allegations of corruption for the first time, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said “it is most hurtful when a friend backstabs you”.
Kapil Mishra claimed that when the AAP first came to power, a committee was set up to investigate the scam but it was later disbanded in 2015.