AAP, Cong should not do politics on Jung’s resignation: Kiren Rijiju

The Minister of State for Home said the AAP and Congress leaders have no locus standi to ask questions.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: January 18, 2017 4:59 pm
kiren rijiju, najeeb jung, najeeb jung resignation, AAP, AAP on najeeb jung, congress on jung resignation, BJP on jung resignation Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju. (File Photo)

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju Friday criticised the Aam Aadmi Party and Congress for ‘doing politics’ over the resignation of Delhi LG Najeeb Jung. “I don’t know what problems do the AAP and Congress have. When Jung was working, they were demanding resignation.

“Now since he has resigned, they are questioning why he has resigned. Should Jung have resigned by taking permission from AAP and Congress?,” Rijiju said.

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The Minister of State for Home said the AAP and Congress leaders have no locus standi to ask questions. He asked the two parties ‘to give up doing politics’ over Jung’s resignation. Rijiju also refused to speculate on the reasons behind Jung’s resignation saying only Jung could tell it.

Raising questions over Jung’s sudden resignation, Delhi Congress Chief Ajay Maken had demanded that the Centre should explain the reasons behind his ‘unceremonious exit’, saying there is more to it than meets the eye.

The AAP had alleged that Jung worked under the ‘influence’ of the Modi dispensation and questioned whether the power tussle between the Centre and Delhi government will continue even after the appointment of a new LG.

“Modi government promotes its people. We hope he gets a better posting after this. I am unhappy that his tenure was disgraceful. Now that he has gone, good luck to him.

“Najeeb Jung’s behaviour was not his. He was under the influence of someone. We hope the next LG gives priority to issues concerning people and does not work under anyone’s influence,” AAP’s Kumar Vishwas had said.

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    Bijan Mohanty
    Dec 23, 2016 at 6:33 am
    If BJP can do politics on all issues, relevant and irrelevant, sensitive and insensitive, issues existing and issues deliberately created for doing politics- then why not others ?
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      BharatLal
      Dec 23, 2016 at 6:28 am
      Only feku Jumla party has right to do politics, others do not have any right to even speak. Shamelss Jumlas..
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        GVG
        Dec 23, 2016 at 5:31 am
        Another minister who speaks way beyond his efficiencies....stop lecturing..
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          Ronar
          Dec 23, 2016 at 5:18 am
          Rijiju is not answering queries about his family corruption and black money in Hydrel power Project where a Rs. 450 Crore Scam took place.
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            anon
            Dec 23, 2016 at 5:13 am
            Feku government has to answer every question asked
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              Thapar
              Dec 23, 2016 at 5:37 am
              Feku should stop hiding behind people like Jung like a woman and now he should come one on one against Kejrival instead of finding another puppet behind whom he could hide. Rijiju should end chamchagiri like swami and do atlest some work for which people elected him and paying his ry.
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                ASHOK
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