BJP threatens legal action against AAP’s Kumar Vishwas

BJP threatens to take legal action against Vishwas for alleging that a party MP had approached him to defect to BJP.

By: Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Updated: August 30, 2014 6:36 pm
"Booth capturing is going on at booth number 42 of Mehmoodpur...," Vishwas alleged on Twitter. Vishwas claimed that a BJP MP had offered that he would be made Delhi CM if he joins BJP along with some AAP legislators to help form government. (Source: IE Archive)

A livid BJP on Saturday threatened to take legal action against Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas for his allegation that a BJP MP had approached him to defect to the saffron party and help in government formation.

“Party strongly refutes such baseless allegations of Kumar Vishwas. BJP is exploring the option of legal action against him,” Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay told reporters here.

Upadhyay said that it was nothing new for AAP to make such allegations, adding that Vishwas should immediately disclose the name of the BJP MP who met him and what was discussed between them.

“Such frequent confusions and deliberate misleading by AAP are not right. If Vishwas has any proof to substantiate his claim, he should present it before the people of Delhi,” Upadhyay said.

Vishwas, who had unsuccessfully contested Lok Sabha polls in Amethi against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, claimed that a BJP MP had offered that he would be made Delhi chief minister if he joins BJP along with some AAP legislators to help form government.

Though Vishwas refused to identity the BJP MP, AAP’s key leader Sanjay Singh said that it was Manoj Tiwari who had made the offer.

Scotching reports about his alleged involvement, Tiwari said it was a “conspiracy” to tarnish his image by some AAP leaders.

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    D.G. sampath
    Aug 30, 2014 at 1:32 pm
    all aam aadmi people are becoming mad nowdays. Their childish behaviour has costed the nation in forming an elected govt in Deljhi. Why would B.J.P go to a person who is defeated in the election to form a govt. If B.J.P. minds it can purchase some of the congress M.L.A s. Afterall money can do any thing in this world. It is the ready money that makes a man. So also It is the ready money that can toplle or can form a govt nowadays. Jai Hind
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      subhasis ghosh
      Aug 30, 2014 at 3:14 pm
      BJP should follow up its threat with action and actually file the defamation case. Most likely Kumar Vishwas is making this ludicrous claim to stay in limelight and hoping to be called to become a partint at the Big Boss. And he has good real life practice, as AAP is less of a political party and more of a reality show.
      1. ankit mrankitanks
        Aug 31, 2014 at 5:41 am
        It is very likely that they might have offered it.. a defeat in delhi now would totally tarnish the image of modi. They are even more likely to avoid elections now, especially after recent major losses in uttarakhand, bihar and karnataka.
        1. T
          Aug 30, 2014 at 2:15 pm
          AAP has exhausted almost every possible trick. Just recall AAP is well known for sting video, since nothing is there in public domain Kumar Viswas allegation is like street urchin throwing stone targetting mango in tree, if it hit mango will fall or else another stone is needed to target the mango. So the urchin has nothing to lose
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            chandan sharma
            Aug 30, 2014 at 9:16 pm
            BJP has fallen to its ugliest best in delhi. Last heard they were planning to form government by choosing CM by secret ballot.Bjp keeps on saying "if LG will invite, then we will rethink" so morality is rethinkable???We are saying how governers are being scuttled like some hapless officier then why delhi Lg is bot transfered or removed??Why re election has been not declared at least in three seats vacated due to MLA have become MP?BJP must put an end to this farce and ask for election asap
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