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Uttarakhand govt crisis: Kejriwal accuses BJP of horse-trading, calls it ‘anti-national’

"Brazen horse trading-first Arunachal now Uttarakhand. BJP proving to be most corrupt, deshdrohi and power hungry party," the AAP leader tweeted.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: March 23, 2016 2:04 pm
Arvind Kejriwal, Uttarakhand Assembly, Kejriwal Uttarakhand Assembly, Kejriwal BJP horse trading Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday lashed out BJP over the political developments in Uttarakhand, accusing it of “horse-trading” and terming the party as “corrupt, anti-national and power hungry”.

“Brazen horse trading-first Arunachal now Uttarakhand. BJP proving to be most corrupt, deshdrohi and power hungry party,” the AAP leader tweeted.

Kejriwal also took a dig at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over the tax proposals on PF and jewellers. “First tax on PF, then tax on jewellers. It seems Jaitley ji has decided to embarrass Modi ji.” Kejriwal appeared to liken the instability in Uttarakhand to the earlier developments in Arunachal Pradesh, where President’s rule was imposed in January for a brief period.

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He had termed the imposition of President’s rule as “murder” of the Constitution. The four-year-old Congress government in Uttarakhand is under threat with nine rebel Congress MLAs raising the banner of revolt and joining BJP, which has staked claim to form government there.

The rebel MLAs included, Congress has a strength of 36 MLAs in the 70-member Assembly. The ruling party also has the support of six members of the Progressive Democratic Front. The BJP has 28 MLAs.

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    SK
    Mar 20, 2016 at 2:58 am
    People thought Kejriwal as an honest person but has turned out to be a corrupt politician like rest of them. No wonder all his friends left him. He should join congress party and work to gather. In Punjab instead of solving problems he is becoming a problem himself.
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      din
      Mar 19, 2016 at 11:26 pm
      Miss CM why cant he mind Delhi and stop interfearing with the government as a congressi agent and Rahuls messanger
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        Kay Kay
        Mar 20, 2016 at 9:32 am
        Why are you silent on what happened in Malda? Why are you silent on Mamta's corrupt team?
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          madan gupta
          Mar 20, 2016 at 3:00 am
          इस की जबान काटने की बोली लगाओ.
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            mumbikar
            Mar 19, 2016 at 10:12 pm
            AK is right, we are now seeing Modi and shah true colors !!!
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