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.
Singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya hit a new low with an abusive tweet targetting Prashant Bhushan.
Former AAP leaders say land was taken from farmers for public purpose, lease of club has expired.
Bhushan’s notice refers to a circular issued by the Directorate of Education on June 10.
Prashant Bhushan said the Delhi government’s June 10 circular for “exclusive” regularisation of existing guest teachers was in contravention of a Supreme Court ruling.
Both Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav were expelled from AAP for anti-party activities.