Husband wants Modi to give Bedi a constitutional post

Mr Bedi pointed out that Delhi's youth got together in these elections to ensure that Arvind Kejriwal wins.

By: Press Trust of India Written by Navjeevan Gopal | Amritsar | Updated: February 10, 2015 9:05 pm
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After the loss of BJP Chief Ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi from Krishna Nagar, her husband Brij Bedi on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should appoint her on some constitutional post to make best use of her abilities.

“Prime Minister is a visionary leader and he can make use of Kiran’s services in nation building by appointing her on some constitutional post. Her experience would come handy,” Bedi told The Indian Express, while maintaining that politics was never Kiran’s cup of tea.

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“Kiran Bedi is not a politician. It was BJP who approached her. She was a last-minute entry to bring strength to BJP campaign. The BJP cadre failed to deliver. I think there was acceptance problem after Kiran was declared as CM candidate and Kiran could not assimilate with the BJP cadre. In the end, BJP ended having shot at its own feet. It was like a road roller at work in Delhi. It is unbelievable. Only three seats out of 70 for BJP! Nobody could have imagined this (kind of results) even in the wildest dreams,” said Brij Bedi, claiming he had talked to Kiran twice over phone on Tuesday, second time after she was declared lost from Krishna Nagar.

“I told her that we should not have lost. She told me that she was strong and I need not worry,” said Brij, who runs a school for children of economically weaker sections of society in Maqboolpura locality in Amritsar.
“That she lost from the seat which was won comprehensively by BJP in last polls shows that party cadre failed to deliver for her. Had she won and BJP came to power, she would have made Krishna Nagar Paris,” Brij said.

Brij, who did not go to Delhi for canvassing for Kiran, said AAP came to power due to the youth vote bank and the poor. “While BJP was over-confident, AAP managed to win over the youth and the poor with tall promises,” he said.

 

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    Feb 11, 2015 at 2:55 am
    One can understand the feelings of a husband. Mr Bedi has spoken the truth. POLITICS is not her cup of tea. She, one year back declared that she will never enter politics. She should not have entered Politucs, considering her temperament. After agreeing to contest, she should have tried to enlist the support of the BJP local leaders. She started giving directions to them, and that misfired. She was respected for her contributions in reforming Tihar jail and her services at UN. She believed in secularism and started over praising the RSS,. She at one stage said that, if she fails she will go to HARWARD and Oxford for lectures. That was a great ber. The electorate found that a retired official was not focussed. It will be better for her, not to take up any ignment in that background. I am sorry to state that a person of her high status lost Credibility. Credibility once lost cannot be regained. Even at Oxford, the students the students might embarr her.C P CHANDRA DAS from USA
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      hanuman
      Feb 12, 2015 at 12:41 am
      I wonder how she qualified IPS, she seems to be having very low IQ.. almost insane and stupid...
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        Dr. Hamid
        Feb 10, 2015 at 7:42 pm
        She will be thrown in the dust bin wait and see. Forgot LKA, ABV. MMJ?
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          Dr. Hamid
          Feb 10, 2015 at 7:43 pm
          She will be thrown in the dust bin. Wait and see. Forgot LKA, ABV, MMJ?
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          1. Manish Bhardwaj
            Feb 11, 2015 at 10:55 am
            Please use civil language.
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