Kapil Mishra, AAP MLAs clash inside Delhi Assembly

Mishra was suspended from the party early this month after he levelled corruption charges against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 31, 2017 7:50 pm
Kapil MIshra, Delhi Assembly, AAP, Kapil Mishra marshalled out of Delhi Assembly Sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra. (File Photo)

Sacked water minister Kapil Mishra was marshalled out of the Delhi Assembly on Wednesday, following a scuffle between him and other MLAs from the Aam Aadmi Party. The row between the MLAs began after Mishra was seen holding a banner alleging corruption charges against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. AAP MLAs, including Madan Lal and Jarnail Singh allegedly lunged at him, and dragged Mishra in the House, forcing Speaker Ram Niwas Goel to have him marshalled out.

“I was not allowed to speak. The moment I attempted to speak, four to five AAP MLAs started hitting me. It is perhaps for the first time that MLAs have been used to muffle a dissenting voice inside the House,” Mishra was quoted as saying by news agency PTI. He also alleged the MLAs were ‘prompted’ to charge at him by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.

Criticising the AAP MLAs for their unruly behaviour, Delhi Speaker Ram Niwas Goel described the incident as “unfortunate” and “deeply disturbing”.

“Whatever happened today inside the Delhi Assembly is unfortunate. I am deeply disturbed with the incident. Whatever they (AAP MLAs) did was wrong. The MLAs should not have left their seats,” Goel told reporters.

The Delhi Assembly was convened today to pass the state GST Bill. It was adjourned following the ruckus.

Mishra was suspended from the party after alleging that Kejriwal interfered in the water tanker scam investigations, and took money from state health minister Satyendra Jain. Further, Mishra claimed there are ‘massive financial irregularities’ within the party, apart from having laundered money via shell companies.

Watch the incident:

 

In a letter to Delhi Lt Governor yesterday, Mishra said: “The CM has been putting pressure on the chief secretary since the scam surfaced. It is an attempt to shield the health minister. I seek your direct intervention in the health department as the accused involved in the matter may try to damage proof.”

(With inputs from PTI)

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    Mukesh
    Jun 1, 2017 at 2:08 am
    BJPil Mishra she should be renamed. Kicked out from Ministry after his Mission to break AAP got exposed so he is completely lost his mind and every 10 minutes come with news accusation and now no one in the country taking him seriously.
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      Arun
      Jun 1, 2017 at 1:33 am
      After too much Drama and Fake Fast on the street this BJP mole and Agent want to appease Amit Shah and RSS that he is still promoting their agenda.
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        Suraj
        Jun 1, 2017 at 1:30 am
        Kapil Misra a BJP agent is worst. These are the people " Jis Thali main Khatey hain Usi Main Ched katery hain". Mishra was BJP/RSS Agent planted to harm AAP. The Time he was expelled he was exposed as BJP Agent and Kingpin bent on dividing AAP. God saved AAP from such crook who was using Kumar Vishwas to promote BJP conspiracy to destroy AAP from within.
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          BlahBlah
          Jun 1, 2017 at 12:21 am
          Hey I.E. now will you have some left leaning writers laying around to write an article dissenting this behavior...or no, that only applies to BJP MLAs and MPS? .. e on show some decency and have one of the writers "appalled" by this action. What a joke this paper has become.
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            Brad
            May 31, 2017 at 11:03 pm
            Re: kapil sharma This is not democracy to fight in the embly This behaviour is not for grown up and civilised elected officials in the Delhi parliament
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              avinash
              May 31, 2017 at 10:42 pm
              As usual big noise on small matter to malign AAP.
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                deepak sankhla
                May 31, 2017 at 9:40 pm
                It was not a clash but an ault by Khujli's goons on his renegade comrade! Deliberate attempt of MSM to downplay such atrocious and shameful behavior by pAAPi goons!!
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                  Madhukar Nikam
                  May 31, 2017 at 7:54 pm
                  AAP is a goons party, clear from the video
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