In March 2018, Kejriwal was absent during the Budget Session, which has never happened in the history of the Delhi government.
Mishra’s petition states that Kejriwal was not present during any Question Hour in the past 40 months. He also demanded that Kejriwal should bring out an annual report card clearly outlining his performance.
The former chief of the Delhi Jal Board was removed from the cabinet by CM Arvind Kejriwal last year, after which in an open rebellion he levelled corruption allegations against him and his several cabinet ministers including Health Minister Satyendra Jain.
Sirsa sprang to Mishra’s defence even as the marshalls were taking the suspended AAP leader out. This drew Goyal’s ire who ordered that the BJP legislator be taken out as well.
Mishra, who is MLA from Karawal Nagar constituency, was suspended from the Aam Aadmi Party after he raised corruption allegations against Kejriwal and Jain
The complainant had also recorded his pre-summoning evidence in support of his pleas. After hearing arguments of the counsel for Jain, the court would decide whether to summon Mishra and Sirsa as accused in the matter.
Rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra, who has been on “100 days of surgical strike against corrupt Kejriwal” claiming to expose the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s corruption, released a birthday surprise for the Delhi CM by way of a parody of the famous Sonu song.
Speaker Goel ordered that Mishra be marshalled out of the Assembly after the former AAP minister referred to him as ‘Dhritarashtra’ – a character from Mahabharata – for not taking any action on his letter
Mishra, who held the post of water minister in the AAP government, was sacked earlier this year after he levelled corruption charges against Kejriwal. He alleged the AAP convener interfered in the water tanker scam — which previously plagued the Congress government under Sheila Dikshit.
“Former anti-graft volunteers are joining hands with us along with the Aam Aadmi Sena (largely made up of disgruntled AAP supporters),” said Kapil Mishra
Delhi minister Kapil Mishra had sought the Lt Governor Anil Baijal’s “direct intervention” in the city’s health department where he alleged irregularities in purchase of medicines and in payment to suppliers.
Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari said the two attacks, on Kapil Mishra and Rahul Sharma, has revealed a new face of Arvind Kejriwal and his government.
The anti-graft body is also likely to write to the Delhi government to share details about the procurement of medicines.
Former minister says he was manhandled
Despite the drama in the Delhi Assembly on Wednesday, the House passed the state Goods and Services Tax Bill ahead of its national rollout on July 1.