The senior lawyer said that the agitation will be held under the aegis of Swaraj Abhiyan, a group floated by Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav following their expulsion from AAP.
Prashant Bhushan says AAP playing political game; party asks him to join BJP
The draft Bill gives the Janlokpal the power to investigate any allegation of corruption in the National Capital Territory of Delhi.
AAP’s Delhi unit secretary Saurabh Bharadwaj said by opposing to bring the Centre under Delhi’s Lokpal ambit, Bhushan was “batting for the BJP”.
Bhushan questioned the appointment and removal processes of the Lokpal laid out in the Bill, which was recently cleared by the AAP Cabinet, saying they would put the Ombudsman at the mercy of the city government.
Party sources said Kejriwal would come to Punjab in July next year ahead of the 2017 polls.
Why the Lalu-Kejriwal hug became a controversy.
Asserting that the party’s main aim was to tackle corruption, Kejriwal claimed his was the first government to sack a Minister for involvement in graft.
Arvind Kejriwal also appealed to people to forego cars and opt for cycle or public transport to go to their offices.
The first car-free day was held on October 22 along the ITO route, with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and senior government officials participating in the inaugural cycle rally.
Only a few selected members have been given an invitation to attend this National Council meeting.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had said SDMs would be empowered to summon anybody accused of misbehaving with women on buses
In the next assembly session, the Delhi government is planning to amend the Right to Citizens to Time-Bound Delivery of Services Act, 2011.
The government will table the proposal in the next Cabinet meeting.
In a letter to Delhi Home Minister, SP Deepak Mishra blamed poor “infrastructure”, “unemployment”, and “transgression” by government officials as reasons for aggressive behavior and crime in Delhi.