Overnight video messages, slogan chanting at Delhi assembly as AAP, BJP spar


The sparring between the ruling Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi and the BJP continued overnight as legislators of both the sides held demonstrations. While the AAP leaders have been calling for action against the Lieutenant Governor, the BJP has been seeking Manish Sisodia’s resignation over the probe in the excise policy case.

Video messages and sit-in-stirs were common aspects of the demonstrations. A clip carrying party leader Atishi Marlena’s message was posted by the Delhi unit of the AAP on Twitter. “When Vinai Saxena was the chairman of KVIC, there was a scam of 1400 Crore. We want a CBI-ED investigation to be done because it is a clear case of money laundering. Till the CBI-ED probe, LG should leave his post,” she said.

On the other hand, in a video message posted by the BJP’s Ramvir Singh Bidhuri, who is also the leader of opposition, claimed: “Of the AAP’s 62 MLAs, only 10 MLAs are now here. The Delhi chief minister (Arvind Kejriwal), and other leaders are sitting in the comfort of their homes.” Visuals posted by secretary of Delhi, Siddharthan, showed party members shouting slogans against Sisodia, demanding that he steps down.

The protests came hours after ruckus at the assembly as Arvind Kejriwal tabled a confidence motion. Just shortly before that, all BJP MLAs were marshalled out of the assembly when they reached the well of the house.


Overnight video messages, slogan chanting at Delhi assembly as AAP, BJP spar

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Overnight video messages, slogan chanting at Delhi assembly as AAP, BJP spar

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