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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    Achudan
    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..
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            anonymouskar
            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
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              Nandish
              Jan 13, 2014 at 12:39 pm
              Why conspiracy Bhushan?? Your verbal diorrhea is helping the BJP - Congress!!!
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                indieboy
                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.
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                  Citizenofindia
                  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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                    Milind Srivastava
                    Jan 13, 2014 at 12:58 pm
                    CIA agent? I am glad Vishnu didn't called Bhushan 'stani'.
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                      monu kumar
                      Jan 13, 2014 at 12:35 pm
                      I think Mr Prashant Bhushan what ever he said just this is the his opinion. Prashant Bhushan soon afterwards left the venue, calling the distruption a joint conspriacy.
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                        monu kumar
                        Jan 13, 2014 at 12:48 pm
                        I think Mr Bhushan for saying that he believes the people Just,only this is his opinion.
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                          niraj
                          Jan 13, 2014 at 12:10 pm
                          I am big supporter of AAP party ,but I feel AAP should take Prashant Bhusan to good mental hospital till he is fully cured.If Prashant Bhusan continues with this nonsense then definitely I will not vote for AAP.So many problem are there other than kashmir problem in this country ,he should try to solve those.
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                            DR SUDHA
                            Jan 15, 2014 at 1:13 am
                            I hope AAP is not another PRP ( praja Rajyam party) of actor Chiranjivi. After elections in AP joined congress and got a central minister's job and congress got power in the state.Let them not do the same mistake.
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                              pawan kumar
                              Jan 13, 2014 at 12:40 pm
                              I think Mr Prashant Bhushan for saying that he believes the people only This is his opinion.
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                                Anand
                                Jan 14, 2014 at 6:42 pm
                                Cannot blame the fellow fully, Maybe he does believe like the crores of Indians elsewhere, that Bhushan and his party are behaving in an anti-national way , because of their attempt to get more Muslim votes than congress can, They managed it in Delhi , with the help of many Muslim leaders. Who would want to try and stop the predominantly Hindu BJP and it's great Hindu Nationalist leader from getting in power. Anyway AAP will have to prove their loyalty to India first, either make Bhushan apologize for his remark or remove him from AAP. If they keep mum on that, Indians will not trust them. We know so far AAP is supported by NRIs, super rich executives, Corrupt parties and retired babus. But the number of them in villages , where the majority are Indians who get ready to lay down their life for the nation, will not trust AAP unless they did take action against Bhushan for his remarks and speeches. We can already see AK defending every wrongdoer of this party on TV without any shame.
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                                  Anand
                                  Jan 14, 2014 at 6:45 pm
                                  Sorry to say, Indians wont waste any time to take action against an anti-national statement or party or leader. You can be sure about that.
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                                    Anand
                                    Jan 14, 2014 at 6:48 pm
                                    We have seen terrorist attacks even before AAP came into picture. Now these types will encourage them to do more harm to the country.
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                                      rahul
                                      Jan 13, 2014 at 12:50 pm
                                      why would congress get into conspiracy with bjp…. I don’t see any logic behind this….
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                                        Rajan Nair
                                        Jan 13, 2014 at 12:01 pm
                                        Mr.Prasant Bhushan, don't think you can live in India with all sorts of facilities and speak for stan. Better leave India for stan.
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                                          Ravneet Ricky
                                          Jan 13, 2014 at 12:54 pm
                                          I think Prashant Bhushan is enled to own opinion. He is not being anti-India, infact Modi is being anti-India by being non-inclusive.
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                                            Software
                                            Jan 13, 2014 at 2:28 pm
                                            !!!!!!!!! Modi attended the Patna rally even the bomb blasts wasgoing on and didno't run away and tried to calm the people .And here in delhi, for publicity AAP annouced the Janta darbar in media to gainmedia attentionAnd run away when He really faced the crowed which was there to get solution oftheir problems instead of being the part of protest which AAP and company isused to for last 2 year.This isthe difference between "Protest with people" and "Govern thepeople".
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