AAP wants Modi to declare money spent on rallies, tells him to be transparent

AAP said BJP should make money spent on rallies more transparent and also clarify the source of the money.

New Delhi | Published:February 12, 2014 9:02 pm

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today slammed BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, asking him to come clean on the money spent on his rallies. “Every rally of Narendra Modi costs around Rs 50-55 crore. So much money is spent on hoardings, stage, travel and paying up the people for coming to rally. The BJP should make the spending more transparent and also clarify from where does the money come from,” senior party leader and Political Affairs Committee (PAC) Sanjay Singh said.

Singh added that the party will field a strong candidate against Modi. “If he has problems with dynasty politics then why does he not contest against Rahul or Sonia Gandhi. “We are waiting for him to declare his candidature and then we will field a strong candidate against him,” he added. It is still unclear from which seat Modi will contest. Sources said that apart from Gujarat, he might contest from Uttar Pradesh as well.

Singh also attacked the BJP for keeping mum on the Reliance gas issue raised by the party. “Why is the BJP quiet? The government wanted to increase the gas price to 8 dollars and had that happened, it would have spelled doomed for the common man. The state exchequer would have lost over Rs 54,000 crore,” he said, questioning whether the party was quite because it would also benefit from the Ambanis after the election.

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    Ajay mittal
    Feb 12, 2014 at 5:55 pm
    Even if NaMo will make a good PM, such spendings clearly indicate mive corruption and black money and this is major driver of misery of common man. BJP will have to answer this and they will have no answer !Other big question- Is Namo one man army like Vajpayee? Why did BJP under Vajpayee loose elections even after getting 5 years to perform? Can we trust NaMo's potential ministers and mLA's in different states? I know them in Delhi, they are completely useless and not much different from Congress. They just bask under Vajpayee/NaMo glory !
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      Ajay mittal
      Feb 12, 2014 at 5:55 pm
      Even if NaMo will make a good PM, such spendings clearly indicate mive corruption and black money and this is major driver of misery of common man. BJP will have to answer this and they will have no answer !Other big question- Is Namo one man army like Vajpayee? Why did BJP under Vajpayee loose elections even after getting 5 years to perform? Can we trust NaMo's potential ministers and mLA's in different states? I know them in Delhi, they are completely useless and not much different from Congress. They just bask under Vajpayee/NaMo glory !
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        Ajay mittal
        Feb 12, 2014 at 5:51 pm
        Nobody can handle all issues all at once. Can you please list the items in some order of priority?
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          Ajay mittal
          Feb 12, 2014 at 5:51 pm
          Nobody can handle all issues all at once. Can you please list the items in some order of priority?
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            Ajay mittal
            Feb 12, 2014 at 5:51 pm
            The dust will have to eventually settle down and you never know what new planets the swirling dust will result in!
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              Ajay mittal
              Feb 12, 2014 at 5:51 pm
              The dust will have to eventually settle down and you never know what new planets the swirling dust will result in!
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                Arvind
                Feb 12, 2014 at 3:56 pm
                AAP's zadu will never do any cleaning!It will only generate dust, and more dust!
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                  Arvind
                  Feb 12, 2014 at 4:06 pm
                  Then why AAP is opaque to Bharati's, Sisodia's and Prashat Bhushan's background?And they are shamelessly naked about Batala, Kashmir, Naxalites, KHAAP!
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                    ashok
                    Feb 12, 2014 at 4:48 pm
                    aap should also demand how much money congress is spending on Rahul and Sonia's public and political meetings and the source of such funds.
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                      ashok
                      Feb 12, 2014 at 4:48 pm
                      aap should also demand how much money congress is spending on Rahul and Sonia's public and political meetings and the source of such funds.
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                        Whatever
                        Feb 13, 2014 at 6:26 pm
                        When a jhadu stops cleaning it's to throw away old jhadu
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                          Whatever
                          Feb 13, 2014 at 6:26 pm
                          When a jhadu stops cleaning it's to throw away old jhadu
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                            ciaociao
                            Feb 13, 2014 at 10:56 pm
                            **a photo session with no clothes on from one of their male leaders...with ak's pic in hands...background song: "I Touch Myself" come on ...he deserves at least this much on Valentine's day...give it a try
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                              ciaociao
                              Feb 13, 2014 at 10:56 pm
                              **a photo session with no clothes on from one of their male leaders...with ak's pic in hands...background song: "I Touch Myself" come on ...he deserves at least this much on Valentine's day...give it a try
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                                ria
                                Feb 12, 2014 at 4:33 pm
                                50-55 crore rupees per rally!!! Now we know what the kickbacks from the Adani-type deals are being used for. Why would Modi open his mouth and oppose the Ambanis and Moilys? His idea of development would be to strengthen collusion between the government and big industry to mess with regular people like us. He can't risk kicking his masters in the teeth.
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                                  ria
                                  Feb 12, 2014 at 4:33 pm
                                  50-55 crore rupees per rally!!! Now we know what the kickbacks from the Adani-type deals are being used for. Why would Modi open his mouth and oppose the Ambanis and Moilys? His idea of development would be to strengthen collusion between the government and big industry to mess with regular people like us. He can't risk kicking his masters in the teeth.
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                                    ria
                                    Feb 12, 2014 at 4:26 pm
                                    50-55 crore rupees per rally!!! Now we know what the kickbacks from the Adani-type deals are being used for. Why would Modi open his mouth and oppose the Ambanis and Moilys? His idea of development would be to strengthen collusion between the government and big industry to śćréŵ regular people like us. He can't risk kicking his masters in the teeth.
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                                      ria
                                      Feb 12, 2014 at 4:26 pm
                                      50-55 crore rupees per rally!!! Now we know what the kickbacks from the Adani-type deals are being used for. Why would Modi open his mouth and oppose the Ambanis and Moilys? His idea of development would be to strengthen collusion between the government and big industry to śćréŵ regular people like us. He can't risk kicking his masters in the teeth.
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                                        gdfgdfg
                                        Feb 12, 2014 at 11:03 pm
                                        People will stop listening Kejariwal after election.
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                                          Gautam
                                          Feb 13, 2014 at 8:55 am
                                          First AAP also needs to show transparency. How much do they spend on those Jhadu Yatras? How are they financing their Lok Sabha elections?Kejriwal claimed the Delhi elections cost AAP Rs 16 crore and that is only for 7 Lok Sabha consuencies. To contest 350 seats AAP will need at least 50 times this amount, that is Rs 800 crore. Their website only shows 10 crore in donations, so where are they getting all this money from?No wonder they are silent about foreign funding and refusing to respond to RTI queries.
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                                            Gautam
                                            Feb 13, 2014 at 8:55 am
                                            First AAP also needs to show transparency. How much do they spend on those Jhadu Yatras? How are they financing their Lok Sabha elections?Kejriwal claimed the Delhi elections cost AAP Rs 16 crore and that is only for 7 Lok Sabha consuencies. To contest 350 seats AAP will need at least 50 times this amount, that is Rs 800 crore. Their website only shows 10 crore in donations, so where are they getting all this money from?No wonder they are silent about foreign funding and refusing to respond to RTI queries.
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