Arvind Kejriwal: AAP has adopted zero tolerance against corruption

"When I came to know that one of my ministers was trying to seek Rs six lakh bribe, I immediately threw him out of my cabinet," Kejriwal said.

By: PTI | Samana | Published:November 24, 2016 7:37 pm
Kejriwal, Arvind Kejriwal, Majithia, Bikram Singh Majithia, Kejriwal defamation case, Arvind Kejriwal defamation case, punjab politics, india news Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. (Source: File/PTI Photo)

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said his party has adopted zero tolerance against corruption and the time is ripe in Punjab to end the “corrupt regime” of SAD-BJP combine. “In Delhi we have already shown that AAP has adopted zero tolerance against corruption by throwing out even our own party leaders, who were found indulged in corruption,” he said addressing a gathering on the 5th day of his 11-day tour of Punjab.

“When I came to know that one of my ministers was trying to seek Rs six lakh bribe, I immediately threw him out of my cabinet,” Kejriwal said, claiming that even the Opposition as well as media did not have any clue about corruption of AAP minister.

On the other hand, Akali ministers Tota Singh and Bikram Majithia have been accused of corruption and drugs, but Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal failed to act against them, he alleged adding similarly it is in common knowledge that Congress leaders Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler were involved in the anti-Sikhs riots in 1984 at Delhi, but Congress failed to act against them.

He also alleged that Badal and Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh were the most corrupt politicians of Punjab and “AAP has already proved its mettle as far as its stand against corruption is concerned”.

On the demontisation of Rs 500/1000 notes, Kejriwal said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was only making fool of the people as it has actually benefitted business tycoons. “If Modi actually wants to bring black money out, then Badals, who have amassed biggest chunk of black money in Punjab and Amarinder Singh, who stashed black money in the Swiss bank should have been brought back,” he said.

“There cannot be any dearth of money with any state governments, if they use every single penny of available fund at its optimistic level,” the Delhi Chief Minister said. Here in Punjab, it was not lack of money, but lack of political will in Badals and Amarinder, that multiplied the woes of state, he added.

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    Ab
    Nov 24, 2016 at 3:11 pm
    Look at the news broke out in Tribune chandigarh about Sanjay Singh demanding 1 crore
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      Ab
      Nov 24, 2016 at 3:10 pm
      Well look at the hypocrisy
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        Anonymous
        Nov 24, 2016 at 8:04 pm
        By speding Delhi tax payers money to promote AAP in Punjab
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          Deepak Kapoor
          Nov 24, 2016 at 5:54 pm
          100 100 chuhey khaa ke billi chali haj koh.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;You should have thrown him out of the party Mr. CM - Kejriwal.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;You and your party has destro Delhi.
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            Kds
            Nov 24, 2016 at 3:57 pm
            @Rajdeep Singh, u must be Rajdeep Sardesai, else u wouldn't make such foolish statement.This lier, anarchist, moron is ur last hope to fight corruption????R u a daydreamer or live in a fools paradise?He is the worst that could ever happen to India.
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              Anonymous
              Nov 25, 2016 at 7:16 am
              Hahahaha... you will adopt a zero tolerance towards currption ?? You moron... you in yourself is a big culprit mr khujli.... you are crying bcz you lost your all wealth that you have earned by way of selling MLA tickets in punjab and all unaccounted donations from foreign. Have guts put all donors name and there adress to IT dept.. lets see how honest are you... i know you won't do this bcz you are such a curropt person....
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                adag
                Nov 24, 2016 at 2:58 pm
                Oh.............running a political party without corruption. ditched ANNA without corruption. Sacked Prashant Bhushan and no corruption.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Your are a "gaddar" to this country.
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                  Vikrant
                  Nov 24, 2016 at 4:19 pm
                  Surely looks he has lost his mental balance seeing the huge pile of black money he collected but that has gone waste now thanks to Mr Modi. Modi ne iski baja di...
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                    Anand Sudan
                    Nov 24, 2016 at 6:19 pm
                    What about your ultimatum to withdraw the demonetization, otherwise, you and Sarada famous Mamta will start street war in the country?
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                      Anand Sudan
                      Nov 24, 2016 at 6:16 pm
                      Zero tolerance to corruption by becoming spokesperson of Black money holders and Hawala operators! Mr.Keju, People of the country have sensibility, they know you are now with the corrupt.
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                        avi
                        Nov 24, 2016 at 9:36 pm
                        Ha Ha Ha ! TELL ME MORE !!!
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                          Dash
                          Nov 24, 2016 at 5:09 pm
                          Joker Kejri. AAP is now the most corrup party in India. His own party man today said he gave Rs. 1 cr. to Kejri in Punjab for ticket in embly elections. I am ashamed once I thought Kejri is a good man.
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                            Balgit
                            Nov 25, 2016 at 3:21 am
                            I think it is Kejriwal versus Ambani in Punjab. Take the case of RBI Governor Urijit Patel. Patel may be an "Yes" man. But, I dont understand why a 53 year old "unmarried"(yes, somebody recently added that in Wikipedia) should be an "YES"man. I mean why would you be RBI Governor and then allow Modi to steal the thunder on a RBI-ish issue like demonetization. What are his compulsion? According to me. Urijit Patel's Patel was made Deputy Governor of RBI in 2013. So, it seems unlikely he is Modi's chosen man, he could only be Ambani's man. Modi might have his compulsions to accept him based on crores accepted as party funds from Ambani. We all know both BJP and Congress suck up to Ambani. If thats true, it is a sign of danger, that rich people like Ambani can decide the RBI governor.
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                              Chandrasekharan Douriswami
                              Nov 24, 2016 at 2:56 pm
                              The greatest joke of the century,
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                                chanchal sarkar
                                Nov 24, 2016 at 5:54 pm
                                He is a bl00dy freak. In 2011 he was anti-corruption. In 2016 he is anti anti-corruption. 2 years in power he has become another corrupt politician
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                                  dd
                                  Nov 24, 2016 at 5:44 pm
                                  Come on...what happened to your 3day ultimatum...useless fellow...
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                                    Rajdeep Singh
                                    Nov 24, 2016 at 3:28 pm
                                    AK AND AAP MY HOPE FOR ANTI CORRUPTION STAND. ALL OTHER PARTIES ARE BIG DISAPPOINTMENT. CORRUPTION IS OUR BIGGEST VILLIAN. MORAL UPGRADATION OF ANY NATION IS MOST VITAL FOR ITS DEVELOPMENT. I DIVIDE MY TIME EQUALLY IN INDIA AND US CANADA. BELIEVE ME HONESTY IS WESTERN WORLD'S BIGGEST FORTE
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                                      Rajdeep Singh
                                      Nov 24, 2016 at 4:02 pm
                                      I UNDERSTAND ALL OF U AK BASHERS ARE CROOKS WHO ARE REALLY SCARED OF THIS REVOLUTIONARY PERSON AK. BUT U ARE NOT ALL OF INDIA THANKFULLY. COMMON PEOPLE OF INDIA WANT HONESTY. COME TO PUNJAB AND SEE FOR URSELF GATHERINGS AT AAP'S RALLIES. CROOKED FORCES SOONER OR LATER WILL BE DEFEATED. DON'T MAKE UR ERTIONS BASED ON UR POLITICAL AFFILIATIONS RATHER LISTEN TO UR CONSCIENCE
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                                        Guest4321
                                        Nov 24, 2016 at 2:49 pm
                                        Let us not forget that this joker hugged charah chor laloo yadav also.lt;br/gt;AK is the most corrupt and incompetent cm in India.
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                                          Kay Gee
                                          Nov 24, 2016 at 11:16 pm
                                          I am sure that minister did not offer kejarival his percentage.
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                                            Himanshu
                                            Nov 24, 2016 at 5:22 pm
                                            Arvind kejriwal is a biggest liar..he was only forced to act against those who were exposed by the media
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