Bhushan had Tuesday said that Congress would be a “nicer choice” in Punjab and also criticised Kejriwal and his party, which is gearing up for the assembly polls in the state.
Bhushan’s remarks come even as Kejriwal-led Delhi government and the Modi-led Centre have been at loggerheads over a range of issues over the past one year.
Responding to the charges, Raman Singh said the allegations were “no more than a joke”, and that Amit Jogi was attempting to increase his political stock.
Raman Singh called the allegations baseless and politically motivated.
Professor Anand Kumar also slammed the police action in JNU as ‘shameless abuse’ of state power.
Swaraj Abhiyan leader said they are “seriously thinking” about contesting the assembly elections in Punjab.
Prashant Bhushan, along with Yogendra Yadav had slammed the version of the bill that was tabled by the Aam Aadmi Party government
Swaraj Abhiyan later held a meeting of its national working committee and resolved to hold a candlelight vigil Tuesday evening outside the assembly.
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
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.
Two minors were brutally gang raped in the capital on October 16, incidents which come close on the heels of the rape of a four-year-old girl in northwest Delhi.
Even as AAP leaders tried to reach out to Yadav and Bhushan, supporters of Swaraj Abhiyan hit out at Sanjay Singh when he reached the police station.
Advocate Kamini Jaiswal, appearing on behalf of Prashant Bhushan, told a bench of Justice Badar Durrez and Sanjeev Sachdeva that the fundamental rights of people were violated.