Didn’t want govt to fall; Arvind freed up for Lok Sabha: Prashant Bhushan

On the impact of the 49-day stint of the AAP government, Bhushan said the public perception was and remains in his party’s favour.

Written by Ritu Sarin | New Delhi | Updated: February 15, 2014 9:42 am
Prashant Bhushan said he was convinced that the Congress and the BJP had declared an 'all-out war' against the AAP government. (PTI) Prashant Bhushan said he was convinced that the Congress and the BJP had declared an ‘all-out war’ against the AAP government. (PTI)

Supreme Court lawyer and AAP idealogue Prashant Bhushan said while he had not wanted the Delhi government to fall, the development has freed Arvind Kejriwal to campaign for the Lok Sabha polls.

“I hope he will contest a Lok Sabha seat. But, as yet, there has been no discussion as to which constituency he would contest from,” he told The Indian Express shortly after the high-pitched resignation drama on Friday evening.

Elaborating on the immediate provocation for the Delhi chief minister’s resignation, Bhushan said it was very clear to the AAP that both the Congress and the BJP would not let it clear even minor initiatives, let alone the Jan lokpal Bill.

“What is happening in Parliament would have happened in the Delhi Assembly. The same script would have been repeated even if the Jan Lokpal draft was modified. They would have stalled everything we did. They do not want the people of Delhi to get direct democracy. What was the point in continuing in such a situation?” he said.

Speaking in the same vein as Kejriwal, Bhushan said he was convinced that the Congress and the BJP had declared an “all-out war” since the time the AAP government had registered an FIR against Mukesh Ambani and other “powerful people”.

“Mukesh Ambani told all of them that we cannot allow this government to continue and that is why there was a hardening of stand…,” the lawyer said.

Significantly, Bhushan argued that though governance in the capital would be in limbo, the FIR had been registered and could not be annulled. “I suspect they will replace the officers we posted in the Anti-Corruption Branch with more pliable people. But they can neither disband it nor make the FIR disappear. That case and investigation will have to proceed,” he said.

On the impact of the 49-day stint of the AAP government, Bhushan said the public perception was and remains in his party’s favour.

“It is their (the Congress and the BJP) faces that have been tarnished in black. They are the ones looking bad, not us. How could we continue when the most important plank, the Jan lokpal Bill was being blocked and there were ugly scenes in the Assembly? I did not want the government to go but all of us wanted the Jan Lokpal to become law,” he said.

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    ajit
    Feb 15, 2014 at 6:48 am
    WHO IS WENDY DONIGER ?See the rothschild controlled Indian media and the sold outjournalists are still praising the immoral Jewess Wendy Doniger , who knowsNOTHING about Hindusim or Indian culture .She does NOT know Sanskrit, yet she writes a HISTORY OFHINDUSIM . I have learnt Sanskrit in school, it takesseveral years .Her father, Jew Lester L Doniger was a Rothschild agent inthe publishing business . Rothschildwas owner of British East India Company who enslaved India .Harvard University gave her a PHD in1968, for writing VULGARlies about Lord Shiva -- you can read her thesis / dissertation on Asceticismand uality in the Mythology of Siva" .Oxford University went one step further and gave her a D.Phil. in Oriental Studies in 973, with a VULGAR LYING thesis / dissertation on‘The Origins of Heresy in Hindu Mythology’ .So they qualified this immoral Jewess to be in the editorialboard of History of Religions since 1979 .To show the world how truthful and objective she is she wascatapulted to the International Editorial Board of the Encyclopædia Britannica .This lying Jewess gave a speech at the Chicago HumanitiesFestival, "The Lingam Made Flesh: Split-Level Symbolism in Hindu Art" .She knows NOTHING about Lord Shiva .Wendy Doniger's book, The Hindus: An Alternative History waspublished in 2009 by Viking/Penguin .ROTHSCHILD CONTROLLED MEDIA AND LITERARY HOUSES CATAPULTEDTHIS LYING BOOK AS THE NO 1 BEST SELLER IN NON-FICTION ( SHE IS TELLING THETRUTH, RIGHT ? ) IN OCT 2009 .I would advise this EVIL woman to read my post BELOW on LordShiva -Punch into Google search -LORD SHIVA, SHIVA LINGAM, DANCE OF SHIVA VADAKAYIL .This immoral Jewess has been denigrating Hindusim for quitea while .VULGAR AND LYING books published under the name of WendyDoniger :The Post-Vedic History of the Soma Plant .Asceticism and Eroticism in the Mythology of Siva .The Ganges .The Origins of Evil in Hindu Mythology .Tales of and Violence: Folklore, Sacrifice, and Dangerin the Jaiminiya Brahmana .Splitting the Difference: Gender and Myth in Ancient Greeceand India .The Hindus: An Alternative History .Hindu Myths .The Rig Veda: An Anthology, 108 Hymns .The Laws of Manu .Vatsyayana Kamasutra .The Concept of Duty in South Asia .The clash between relative and absolute duty: the dharma ofdemons .Karma and Rebirth in Clical Indian Traditions .Elephanta: The Cave of Siva .Religion and Change .Animals in Four Worlds: Sculptures from India .Purana Perennis: Reciprocity and Transformation in Hindu andJaina Texts .Off with Her Head! The Denial of Women's Ideny in Myth,Religion, and Culture .ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.Capt ajit vadakayil..
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    ajit
    Feb 15, 2014 at 6:48 am
    WHO IS WENDY DONIGER ?See the rothschild controlled Indian media and the sold outjournalists are still praising the immoral Jewess Wendy Doniger , who knowsNOTHING about Hindusim or Indian culture .She does NOT know Sanskrit, yet she writes a HISTORY OFHINDUSIM . I have learnt Sanskrit in school, it takesseveral years .Her father, Jew Lester L Doniger was a Rothschild agent inthe publishing business . Rothschildwas owner of British East India Company who enslaved India .Harvard University gave her a PHD in1968, for writing VULGARlies about Lord Shiva -- you can read her thesis / dissertation on Asceticismand uality in the Mythology of Siva" .Oxford University went one step further and gave her a D.Phil. in Oriental Studies in 973, with a VULGAR LYING thesis / dissertation on‘The Origins of Heresy in Hindu Mythology’ .So they qualified this immoral Jewess to be in the editorialboard of History of Religions since 1979 .To show the world how truthful and objective she is she wascatapulted to the International Editorial Board of the Encyclopædia Britannica .This lying Jewess gave a speech at the Chicago HumanitiesFestival, "The Lingam Made Flesh: Split-Level Symbolism in Hindu Art" .She knows NOTHING about Lord Shiva .Wendy Doniger's book, The Hindus: An Alternative History waspublished in 2009 by Viking/Penguin .ROTHSCHILD CONTROLLED MEDIA AND LITERARY HOUSES CATAPULTEDTHIS LYING BOOK AS THE NO 1 BEST SELLER IN NON-FICTION ( SHE IS TELLING THETRUTH, RIGHT ? ) IN OCT 2009 .I would advise this EVIL woman to read my post BELOW on LordShiva -Punch into Google search -LORD SHIVA, SHIVA LINGAM, DANCE OF SHIVA VADAKAYIL .This immoral Jewess has been denigrating Hindusim for quitea while .VULGAR AND LYING books published under the name of WendyDoniger :The Post-Vedic History of the Soma Plant .Asceticism and Eroticism in the Mythology of Siva .The Ganges .The Origins of Evil in Hindu Mythology .Tales of and Violence: Folklore, Sacrifice, and Dangerin the Jaiminiya Brahmana .Splitting the Difference: Gender and Myth in Ancient Greeceand India .The Hindus: An Alternative History .Hindu Myths .The Rig Veda: An Anthology, 108 Hymns .The Laws of Manu .Vatsyayana Kamasutra .The Concept of Duty in South Asia .The clash between relative and absolute duty: the dharma ofdemons .Karma and Rebirth in Clical Indian Traditions .Elephanta: The Cave of Siva .Religion and Change .Animals in Four Worlds: Sculptures from India .Purana Perennis: Reciprocity and Transformation in Hindu andJaina Texts .Off with Her Head! The Denial of Women's Ideny in Myth,Religion, and Culture .ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.Capt ajit vadakayil..
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    Priya
    Feb 15, 2014 at 4:32 am
    people power and dharnas can only fight against this goondacracy in the parliament and embly. the 2 parties are quivering uncomfortably by the growing pority of ak. he does not have to buy crowds with sponsored funds. undoubtedly the greatest leader of our times...
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    Priya
    Feb 15, 2014 at 4:32 am
    people power and dharnas can only fight against this goondacracy in the parliament and embly. the 2 parties are quivering uncomfortably by the growing pority of ak. he does not have to buy crowds with sponsored funds. undoubtedly the greatest leader of our times...
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    Mera Mera
    Feb 14, 2014 at 11:31 pm
    It is sad to see that Delhi govt falls...However AK made a right decision to step down for a noble cause...I am happy in another sense that AK can now focus on LS elections...W India needs him and he being busy only in Delhi is not the full usage of his charisma..He should travel in the country and expose the corruption of BJP and Congress...He should travel and find genuine and honest leaders across the India and should give a strong fight to all corrupt leaders...AAP will prevail..Jai Hind..
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    Mera Mera
    Feb 14, 2014 at 11:31 pm
    It is sad to see that Delhi govt falls...However AK made a right decision to step down for a noble cause...I am happy in another sense that AK can now focus on LS elections...W India needs him and he being busy only in Delhi is not the full usage of his charisma..He should travel in the country and expose the corruption of BJP and Congress...He should travel and find genuine and honest leaders across the India and should give a strong fight to all corrupt leaders...AAP will prevail..Jai Hind..
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    kavita tanuja
    Feb 15, 2014 at 11:46 am
    AAp spend 28 cror in delhi election, all collected from 'Aam Admi' from across the world. all they got in return is as Anarchy.
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    kavita tanuja
    Feb 15, 2014 at 9:49 am
    He has miserably failed to deliver in 49 days. He has not fulfilled even one of the promises from his list of 18.Arvind Kejriwal had no alternative except this.
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