AAP leader to Arvind Kejriwal: Party observers in Punjab ‘involved in drugs, selling tickets’

Virinder Singh Parihar accused Kejriwal of “being surrounded by sycophants“ who misguided him due to which several honest persons left the party.

Written by Anju Agnihotri Chaba | Jalandhar | Published:November 30, 2016 11:18 am
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It seems there is no end to the internal bickering within the Punjab unit of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). In the latest episode, one of its current co-ordinators of the NRI wing and fund-raising unit in USA, Virinder Singh Parihar from Hoshiarpur, in an open letter to party chief Arvind Kejriwal highlighted the issues pertaining to involvement of party’s observers in drugs and selling AAP tickets.

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Kejriwal, who is touring Punjab was in Hoshiarpur Tuesday. Parihar accused Kejriwal of “being surrounded by sycophants“ who misguided him due to which several honest persons left the party.

According to sources, he was one of the aspirants for getting a ticket from Hoshiarpur but after the announcement of candidates when he saw no option then he chose this way.

Sources in the AAP also informed that even party’s senior leader and co-incharge Punjab affairs Jarnail Singh had also met him to pacify but the effort went in vain.

They claimed said that he might join Sucha Singh Chhotepur now as he had held some meetings with him earlier.

Parihar, in his letter dated November 30 (which he says got written by mistake instead November 29) to Kejriwal on Tuesday reads, “I welcome your statement to make Punjab drug-free in one month. But it is so ironic that the observers you sent in Punjab are opium addicts and alcoholics.”

Taking a dig at another senior leader of the party Durgesh Pathak, he mentioned in the letter that he has substantial proofs including videos, pictures to expose them and that his repeated complaints against them to Pathak went ignored.

The Punjabi and non Punjabi debate was a hot topic in AAP as the 54 odd observers sent by Kejriwal from outside were not liked by the party’s leaders from Punjab.

“Kejriwal ji, you talking about eliminating corruption, while your observers are corrupt, I will provide a list of persons cheated and looted by them. Since, I was fund-raising co-ordinator of this zone I know around Rs 2 crores was collected from each constituency some legally with cheques but most illegally. All this money, which comes to approximately Rs 200 crore belong to people of Punjab, you must return it. I also know who transported this money to Delhi and which vehicles were used,” he wrote.

AAP chief spokesperson (Punjab) Sukhpal Singh Khaira said that if he has some proof, he should show it and the party will see how authentic the allegations are.

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    Vikas
    Mar 2, 2017 at 2:42 pm
    Ok goonda gardi Bhakts
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      RAMAKRISHNA
      Nov 30, 2016 at 9:11 am
      This is the truth Mr.Kejri now we all Indians challenge you to prove it wrong. And get your donations auditedto by a CA and make it public.
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        canadian
        Nov 30, 2016 at 11:36 pm
        Muffler man Kari is biggest crook and have piles in his mouth .
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          Anonymous
          Nov 30, 2016 at 6:36 am
          Hahahaha lt;br/gt;So how many peoples are actually laying abt this stuff so far ??? One two three or all ??? Off course not all are laying.. AAP really is courropt party. After screaming about demonetization now it is found that they had turned there blackmoney to white through DTC bus income... Now after a days or two kejru will start screaming again YE SAB MODI JI NE KIYA HAI.... Hypocrites AAP.
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            Dipin Prakash
            Nov 30, 2016 at 9:15 am
            I wonder why indian express is interested in gossips against Kejriwal
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              Rajdeep Singh
              Dec 1, 2016 at 10:55 am
              Take notice i express guys, This is the observation of many. out of fear or favour u guys are blatantly anti aap in ur reporting. U have lost ur credibility of impartiality.
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                Rajdeep Singh
                Nov 30, 2016 at 7:05 am
                When proof is demanded these rejects for candidature go mum. Its their frustration only
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                  kosaraju vittal
                  Nov 30, 2016 at 9:45 am
                  Kejriwal is least tolerant to corruption. All these people crying shall go into the ancedents of Shivrajsingh and Modi of course who have the history of eliminating evidences and witnesses to save themselves. What sort of persons these blinds are.
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                    prakash watwe
                    Nov 30, 2016 at 10:47 pm
                    KEJRI IS A LOOSE CANNON
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                      prakash watwe
                      Nov 30, 2016 at 10:46 pm
                      kEJRI IS LOOOSE CANNON
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                        True Indian
                        Nov 30, 2016 at 9:11 pm
                        Sandeep.do you need ticket from alt;br/gt;aap???...do you have money??.black money???
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                          Vijay
                          Nov 30, 2016 at 6:19 am
                          All these accusation are correct, other AAP people also told the same. Kejriwal is now surrounded by people those who know his dark secrets and party to fund raising in black. Increasingly, he will loose grip on party because he can be lack mailed by others and this is already happening. He is failing to take any action on any complaint filed by people. Bad days ahead for AAP and Kejriwal, just matter of time.
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                            Kejrubhakt
                            Dec 1, 2016 at 12:30 am
                            Ha ha ha. Well said piles in mouth.lt;br/gt;He is a shameless creature. Does not deserve attention.
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                              sandeep
                              Nov 30, 2016 at 8:51 pm
                              Your party has gone to High court multiple times and AAPs funding has been cleared by HC..Bjp's hasnt...Can you ask to make 'undisclosed donations' to bjp public?
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                                Ramamurthi Kolagunta
                                Nov 30, 2016 at 11:32 am
                                AAP is now a party of corrupt. Already 15 MLAs are facing police cases. AK himself is involved in many defamation cases. DTC bus scandal, Auto scam and now this drug mafia link, all confirm that AAP is a party of thugs. AK's support to the Afzal Guru followers in JNU and HCU and his links to Naxals, shows that he can go to any extent in pursuit of his ambition to become the PM. He has no morals. To add to these, recent rumors point to AAP connection to the Patiala jail breakers. No wonder AK has earned another le " Con-Man" (CM)of Delhi.
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                                  ankit
                                  Nov 30, 2016 at 7:56 pm
                                  "According to sources, he was one of the aspirants for getting a ticket from Hoshiarpur but after the announcement of candidates when he saw no option then he chose this way." enough said.
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