More trouble for AAP as expelled MLA Vinod Kumar Binny withdraws support to Delhi govt

Binny accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of being "more dangerous" than a corrupt person.

New Delhi | Updated: February 5, 2014 10:50 pm
Vinod Kumar Binny accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of being "more dangerous" than a corrupt person. (PTI Photo) Vinod Kumar Binny accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of being “more dangerous” than a corrupt person. (PTI Photo)

Expelled AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny on Wednesday announced withdrawing support to the Delhi Government and accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of being “more dangerous” than a corrupt person who is telling “lies” and “deceiving” people.

With withdrwal of support by Binny, the support for AAP has shrunk to 37, one more than the required majority of 36 in the 70-member House. Besides eight Congress MLAs, the government has been given outside support by a Janata Dal (United) MLA and an Independent.

“Today I am writing to Lt Governor Najeeb Jung apprising him of my decision to withdraw support to Kejriwal government. Kejriwal is more dangerous than a corrupt person. He is telling lies and deceiving not only citizens of Delhi, but also people of the entire country,” he said.

Asked about Binny’s decision, AAP made it clear that it will not have any impact on the government or the party.

“The government nor the party will be affected by Binny’s move,” said AAP spokesperson Dilip Pandey.

Binny said he would support the government in the assembly in passage of the Jan Lokpal Bill.

“If the government brings Anna’s (Hazare) Jan Lokpal Bill in the assembly for its passage, I will support them,” said Binny.

On January 26, Binny was expelled from the party for “indiscipline” 10 days after he had called Kejriwal a “dictator” and accused the party of “betraying” the people of Delhi by backtracking on its election promises.

The Laxmi Nagar MLA on Sunday had claimed support of at least five legislators and threatened to pull down the government if his demands were not met within 48 hours.

He had asked the government to sort out issues related to power and water sector. He demanded that government should give subsidy on 8 per cent increase in power surcharge. The DERC has increased the power surcharge ranging from 6 to 8 per cent this month.

He had also said that “The government should make women squads as promised to ensure security of women. Instead of charging people for entire 700 litres of water after exceeding the limit, the government should charge only for water consumed over 700 litres.

Binny had also said that he would also form a political front with two other AAP MLAs, who were in touch with him, along with municipal councillors.

He also claimed support of JD (U) MLA Shoaib Iqbal and Independent legislator Rambeer Shokeen. Both the MLAs later said they would not go ahead with their threat.

The two legislators had said they changed their mind after a meeting with Kejriwal on Monday and then claimed that Binny had also agreed not to withdraw support to AAP government.

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First Published on: February 5, 2014 8:41 pm
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    James Bond
    Feb 5, 2014 at 3:55 pm
    Mr.Binny you are right that Delhi CM is wasting lot of time in petty matters ignoring the major promises to delhi people.We all thankfor Delhi CM Kejriwalji for exposing Delhi corrput cops.
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      James Bond
      Feb 5, 2014 at 3:55 pm
      Mr.Binny you are right that Delhi CM is wasting lot of time in petty matters ignoring the major promises to delhi people.We all thankfor Delhi CM Kejriwalji for exposing Delhi corrput cops.
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        kaviverma_pagal
        Feb 5, 2014 at 11:31 pm
        this was already pre-planned if kejriwal intgroduces jan lokpal bill "BINNY" the EX_CONGRESS person will withdraw support, and arvind will blame BJP and say they paid money to BINNY
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          kaviverma_pagal
          Feb 5, 2014 at 11:31 pm
          this was already pre-planned if kejriwal intgroduces jan lokpal bill "BINNY" the EX_CONGRESS person will withdraw support, and arvind will blame BJP and say they paid money to BINNY
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            noEcommerce
            Feb 5, 2014 at 3:44 pm
            wife congress: Hey pati parmeshwar ab lokpal se bachne ka ek hi tarika hai... aam aadmi ko ullu banao.. ghanta bajao...husband bjp: sahi bola priyatam... yeh o aam aadmi... chalo drama shuru karte hain... tum bolo haanji haanji... hum bole naaji naaji...wife congress: haanji haanji....husband bjp: naaji naaji...wife congress: haanji haanji....husband bjp: naaji naaji...a** cartoons.... hahahahahahahaha
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              noEcommerce
              Feb 5, 2014 at 3:44 pm
              wife congress: Hey pati parmeshwar ab lokpal se bachne ka ek hi tarika hai... aam aadmi ko ullu banao.. ghanta bajao...husband bjp: sahi bola priyatam... yeh o aam aadmi... chalo drama shuru karte hain... tum bolo haanji haanji... hum bole naaji naaji...wife congress: haanji haanji....husband bjp: naaji naaji...wife congress: haanji haanji....husband bjp: naaji naaji...a** cartoons.... hahahahahahahaha
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                Citizen
                Feb 5, 2014 at 6:23 pm
                As every one knows from the beginning he is living on death bed and probably the reason for his cheap gimmicks/talk/speeches during this period as it is known as "Sandhi pralapnalu" Hope voters would elect a national party in 2014 not the jokers and regional parties for the sake of their own future and national future. Jaihind
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                  Citizen
                  Feb 5, 2014 at 6:23 pm
                  As every one knows from the beginning he is living on death bed and probably the reason for his cheap gimmicks/talk/speeches during this period as it is known as "Sandhi pralapnalu" Hope voters would elect a national party in 2014 not the jokers and regional parties for the sake of their own future and national future. Jaihind
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