Arvind Kejriwal meets Najeeb Jung: ‘We shared bitter-sweet memories today’

Kejriwal, who was in Ranchi to address a rally on Thursday, flew in to the capital only to meet Jung and headed to Jaipur for another rally on Friday afternoon soon after the meeting.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: December 24, 2016 5:40 am
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Najeeb Jung, who has had a running feud with Chief Minister Arvind Kerjiwal and AAP government of Delhi over the last two years, on Friday, met Kejriwal for an hour-long breakfast meeting. Kejriwal, who crunched in the meeting between his anti-demonetisation rallies in Ranchi and Jaipur, said he reminisced their ‘bitter-sweet’ moments over the past few years.

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Kejriwal, who was in Ranchi to address a rally on Thursday, flew in to the capital only to meet Jung and headed to Jaipur for another rally on Friday afternoon soon after the meeting. On asked why Jung quit, Kejriwal said, “He resigned due to personal reasons.”

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also called on Jung on Friday. Asked about his meeting with Jung, Sisodia said, “We had a very good chat. He shared memories of the last two years and also of his days as a bureaucrat.” Sisodia said he shared a “good rapport” with Jung and thanked him for his cooperation, especially in areas of education.

Asked if he was aware who would fill in Jung’s position, Sisodia said, “The speculations are all being made by the media. There is no word on it from the authorities… We (AAP) will continue to work for people.”

BJP national secretary RP Singh, who met Jung on Friday as well, tweeted, “Met L-G to bid adieu after his eventful term and appreciated his uprightness against all odds posed by an avowedly anarchist CM Arvind Kejriwal.”

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    Vinod Kumar
    Dec 24, 2016 at 3:37 am
    Why a Union Territory CM is compared with the PM. Have you ever seen any other party CM holding rallies in other state. Why Kejriwal then?lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;What good has he done in Delhi since coming to power. I live in Delhi and sadly don't see any. CM is more interested in expanding his network.
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      Niladrinath Mohanty
      Dec 24, 2016 at 2:26 am
      Is it part of the duty of Kejriwal to address various rallies in different parts of the country which Kejriwal does frequently? Is the expense paid by the Delhi Govt. or the Aam Admi Party? If Aam Admi Party is footing the bills the party has become quite rich.
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        Prasanna
        Dec 23, 2016 at 11:14 pm
        Jung is an Indian EX Administrative Officer. Kejriwal is an EX Indian Revenue officer. Both are ex Government servants. They are both excellent and qualified in their own fields. They both very well know how the Government runs. They just meet on friendly human terms. My prediction is that they are destined to meet again. In Jung I see the future VP of India and Kejriwal will always be in politics. If only both these forces join to serve humanity and Indians that will create a very good result.
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          indian
          Dec 24, 2016 at 2:53 am
          how about prime minister holding rallies for 2 years campaigning to contest for the post of pm...who gave him money, that campaign one of the costliest in the history of election campaigning in the world. on top of that 10 lakh worth of coat......visiting other countries all the time when people are standing in line to deposit their 500 rupee note...how about revealing the name of those who pa for campaign of the pm modi and what modi will do in return for them........
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          indian
          Dec 23, 2016 at 11:57 pm
          the LG is supposed to work on the advice of the CM (that is the foundational spirit of the Indian consution) , instead mr. jung preferred to impose his will on most occations ignoring the advice and recommendation of the CM of delhi, Mr. khejrewal, if the founding fathers of the Consution of india were alive today, they would be thrilled to see the LG vacate his office........this is the best christmas present the LG gave to the people of delhi
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          Citizen
          Dec 24, 2016 at 1:49 am
          Now probably he is pee-------------------------------------------ing in the pants as he does not know 101 lessons of ruling except ditching others after a piggy back ride. He thinks tooooooooooooooooooooooooo much of himself Jaihind
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