Prashant Bhushan’s press conference disrupted by repeat offender, AAP sees BJP-Cong conspiracy

The disruptor said his actions were motivated by Bhushan's comments on holding referendum for army presence in Kashmir.

New Delhi | Updated: January 13, 2014 6:33 pm
Prashant Bhushan chose to see the disruption as a joint conspiracy by the BJP and the Congress. Prashant Bhushan chose to see the disruption as a joint conspiracy by the BJP and the Congress.

An Aam Aadmi Party press conference at the Indian Woman’s Press Club in New Delhi, in which senior member Prashant Bhushan was speaking, was disrupted by a fringe group on Monday evening.

The person who disrupted the proceedings was immediately evicted from the club’s premises. Outside, he told the media that his actions were due to Bhushan’s comments to hold a referendum in Kashmir over the presence of the Army. He said he would continue to disrupt AAP press conferences.

The man identified as Vishnu Gupta shouted slogans against the noted lawyer and called him a “traitor” for his recent comments relating to army’s presence in Kashmir.

Gupta claimed that he belongs to a right-wing outfit.

Prashant Bhushan had some time back spoken of the need to hold a referendum through which the opinion of the local Kashmiri people could be found out as to whether they wanted a large army presence in the state. It raised a huge storm with political parties dismissing the AAP as a populist party with no notions of national security. In its aftermath, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal had distanced himself and the party and said those were Bhushan’s personal views.

The same offender had been involved in the disruption of an AAP conference in Ghaziabad some days back.

Prashant Bhushan soon afterwards left the venue, calling the disruption a joint conspiracy by the Congress and the BJP.

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  1. A
    Jan 14, 2014 at 6:27 am
    It shows the true colour of AAP, they can not throw him out. KW now distances away from his openion, fearing public mood. he is also the bird with same feather.
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    Aditya Samdershi
    Jan 13, 2014 at 1:23 pm
    If BJP has problem with any of the statements with any person they should make peaceful protest or file a complaint in the court. BJP should act as responsible opposition party and stop sending surrogate brothers.
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    Aditya Samdershi
    Jan 13, 2014 at 1:21 pm
    Many newspapers wrote editorials on 8 January attack on Aam Admi Party office. If somebody, some groups have any issue they should go to court or make peaceful agitations. BJP as being political head of all these organizations should take lead in establishing good precedent before their outfits. BJP may deny this that they do not have any connections with these groups but they have shared stage with these groups on many occasions. I remember when these groups disrupted Israt Jahan's sister's press conference in New Delhi last year in direct link with BJP. These are promos of India after 2014 May elections when Pro-Hindu party might come in power.
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    ankit kumar
    Jan 13, 2014 at 12:53 pm
    it would be worst perception been made by prashant bhushan about disruption as a joint conspiracy by the BJP and the Congress. there is no logic behind this topic..
  5. A
    Jan 13, 2014 at 3:10 pm
    Joint conspiracy?!!! out of mind? if it were possible, BJP would have formed the government in Delhi. AAP had to bring BJP into everything, to please their masters
  6. N
    Jan 13, 2014 at 12:39 pm
    Why conspiracy Bhushan?? Your verbal diorrhea is helping the BJP - Congress!!!
  7. I
    Jan 13, 2014 at 3:15 pm
    BJP does not seem to be in power in Gaziabad. What happened to AAP volunteers? They must be ruling not just Delhi, entire North India now. If you guys can not investigate (yeah, police , court , military everyone is corrupt) who else will save the country? So volunteers, prove this conspiracy and show that you rule.
  8. C
    Jan 13, 2014 at 2:22 pm
    AAP is the only good child of mother India, rest others are thieves and saitan. Grow up boss. it's high time to understand the mood of nation and withdraw from compeion. God save india from AAP.
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