Kejriwal rubbishes rumours, says CM of Punjab will be from Punjab

Rumours of Kejriwal moving to Punjab gained fervour after Delhi deputy chief minister and senior AAP leader Manish Sisodia told an election gathering to vote in the February 4 election assuming that Kejriwal would be the chief minister of the state.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 12, 2017 12:16 pm
AAP chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal addressing at a party rally in Rohtak on Sunday (PTI Photo) AAP chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal addressing at a party rally in Rohtak on Sunday (PTI Photo)

Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal swept aside reports of him being prepped as Punjab chief minister in the eventuality of the party being voted to power there.

“How can I be the chief minister of Punjab when I am the chief minister of Delhi? The CM of Punjab will be from Punjab,” Kejriwal told party supporters at an election rally in Patiala, the home town of Congress leader Amarinder Singh. He added that he will personally ensure all promises are fulfilled whoever becomes the chief minister of the state.

Rumours of Kejriwal moving to Punjab gained fervour after Delhi deputy chief minister and senior AAP leader Manish Sisodia told an election gathering to vote in the February 4 election assuming that Kejriwal would be the chief minister of the state. Sisodia, however, added that “whoever becomes the Chief Minister, it will be Kejriwal’s responsibility to ensure that all promises made during the election are fulfilled”.

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Sisodia’s remarks had drawn strong remarks from both the Congress and SAD camps who accused him of betraying the voters of Punjab. Punjab deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal alleged that the move was ‘part of a conspiracy to foist Kejriwal on Punjab.’

Amarinder Singh also posted on Twitter, “After months of beating around the bush, truth of Arvind Kejriwal and his nefarious ambitions comes out! What a sneaky little fellow!”

Sources told the Indian Express that the party declined to name a chief ministerial candidate apprehending internal bickering among senior leaders.

Punjab, that goes to polls on February 4, will see a close three-way race between the SAD-BJP, Congress and the AAP.

 

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    Hindustan Hamara
    Jan 11, 2017 at 9:46 am
    AK you showed real guts in exposing India's Biggest Scam 'Demonetization'. Truth will always be truth even if spoken by one person out of billion. Congress and BJP two side of the same coin.
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      Hindustan Hamara
      Jan 11, 2017 at 10:26 am
      Result really good, 200 people killed million job lost.
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        PCKULKARNI
        Jan 11, 2017 at 3:52 pm
        Delhi people are happy with AAP except for blind bhakts like you
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          Achuta Bhat
          Jan 11, 2017 at 10:56 am
          Kejriwal can become C M of Punjab only if AAP wins. Kejriwal is sure that this will not happen. Hence this statement.
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            Aditya
            Jan 11, 2017 at 9:49 am
            Copy this, the only person who can come anyway close to him in U-turns is Mulayam Singh Yadav.
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              ak dev
              Jan 11, 2017 at 10:49 am
              Only two months left for bursting the balloon of AAP's hopes in Panjab. Kejriwal is scared to declare himself as CM candidate of AAP. Now it's to seen how many AAPees would loose their deposits in the coming state elections.
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                Rajesh
                Jan 11, 2017 at 9:38 am
                This guy has already be-fooled Delhites now it's turn of Punjabis. Let us see who befools whom
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                  Jai hind
                  Jan 11, 2017 at 5:27 pm
                  Har tho ga ya tha Na..wo bhi central mai power mai hone. SE bhi..tho ab chu p.reh
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                    Jai hind
                    Jan 11, 2017 at 5:27 pm
                    Jalne ka boooo
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                      Jai hind
                      Jan 11, 2017 at 5:28 pm
                      Not a dilli waala :D ...yaha SE bhi boooo
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                        Jai hind
                        Jan 11, 2017 at 5:29 pm
                        Paid troll ko boss NE chawi di ....:D ab shuru
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                          punjabi
                          Jan 11, 2017 at 12:58 pm
                          BJP has a strong agenda of drug growth in Punjab like all this time. Like Vyapam in MP. And all the other scams.
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                            punjabi
                            Jan 11, 2017 at 1:02 pm
                            BJP is finding it hard to stay afloat with all the scams. Oh forgot.to tell you the 600 odd people who have white money have been investigated and now you are go8ng to get 15 lacs tonight. Till then happy dreams. Dream about the other scams with no probes
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                              punjabi
                              Jan 11, 2017 at 1:10 pm
                              BJP is working hard on investigating every single scam done in two odd years. There are only 20 or so. No probe. All not guilty. And the law minister is making sure that even judiciary does not intervene
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                                punjabi
                                Jan 11, 2017 at 12:48 pm
                                Dont try and tell us what is happening in our state. The Badals have made the youths addicted to drugs. Close to elections there is free drugs and alcohol. The addicted youths act for these guys. There are factions or so called mafias which run all of this racket. There are senior police officials involved. It is all run by the so called Badals with the blessings of BJP.
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                                  punjabi
                                  Jan 11, 2017 at 1:05 pm
                                  Dont try and tell us what is happening in our state. The Badals have made the youths addicted to drugs. Close to elections there is free drugs and alcohol. The addicted youths act for these guys. There are factions or so called mafias which run all of this racket. There are senior police officials involved. It is all run by the so called Badals with the blessings of BJP.
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                                    punjabi
                                    Jan 11, 2017 at 12:44 pm
                                    Look at this guy. He is too high to even comment. Baith ja bhai sukun se
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                                      punjabi
                                      Jan 11, 2017 at 12:51 pm
                                      Oh bhai thanda ho ja. Ya aaj hi Modi ki tayag mei pagal ho jayega. So ja sham hone ko hai
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                                        punjabi
                                        Jan 11, 2017 at 1:14 pm
                                        SCAMS AND CORRUPTION:lt;br/gt;----------------------------------------------lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Vyapam scam in RSS BJPs Madhya Pradesh.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;60 people killed by RSS BJP to cover up their vyapam scam.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Modi's KG Basin scam cost us 20,000 crores.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Modi name in Sahara birla paper in receiving 25 crores.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;RSS BJP MP Vijay mallya ran away with 9000 crores.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Nitin Gadkari gives 8000 crore contract to friend lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Rss bjp minister Khadse investigated for aming 10,000 crore.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Rss bjp minister Khadse investigated for his phone calls with Dawood.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Gujarat BJP CMs daughter got land for petty price.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Sushma swaraj let her family friend Lalit Modi get away
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                                          Deshu
                                          Jan 11, 2017 at 10:52 am
                                          There huge change in Public's minds about Arvind Kejriwal about what he is today and three years back.He is completely changed personality.Had been same AK was he was three years back he and his party would capturede power at least in goa and POunjab.But now chances are very seldom to come to power as he failed to give good govrernance to Delhi.His sample test/model of governing Delhi has exposed his capability as being CM.One looks at him as a bluff master and failed CM in delivering goods to Aam Aadmi.
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                                            Bhola
                                            Jan 11, 2017 at 10:12 am
                                            This monkey wants to be chief minister of all the states and Union Teritorries first, Modiji is not allowing him.He is going to complain to Sister Mamta and President very soon.
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