New Delhi: Delhi Assembly premises are witnessing a singular evening, with the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and opposition BJP staging nightly protests at the Delhi Assembly premises on Monday, August 29, 2022, amid an ongoing confrontation between the 2 events over allegations of corruption.
Hours after the AAP introduced its nightly sit-in towards the Lt. Governor, BJP MPs additionally launched an overnight protest at the Assembly premises.
While AAP lawmakers have alleged that Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena pressured his staff to change demonetized notes price Rs 1,400 crore in 2016 when he was chairman of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission, BJP MPs are demanding the dismissal of ministers Manish Sisodia and Satyendar Jain. for alleged corruption.
AAP MPs squatted close to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the meeting premises with their placards, whereas BJP MPs started their sit-in close to the statues of Bhagat Singh, Raj Guru and Sukhdev .
It could also be famous that the event got here days after Saxena advisable a CBI investigation into alleged corruption in the implementation of the Delhi Excise Policy 2021-22 and accusations by the AAP that it “interfered” with the work of the town authorities.
Opposition chief Ramvir Singh Bidhuri, in a BJP assertion, mentioned get together MPs have been compelled to take a seat on dharna as they weren’t heard in the meeting. The assertion comes after the eight BJP MLAs didn’t attend the Extraordinary Session of the Delhi Assembly on Monday and Friday as they have been ousted from the House.
Moreover, the BJP additionally got here to the protection of VK Saxena and mentioned that the AAP leaders have been bringing corruption allegations towards him “for revenge”. Furthermore, the BJP mentioned it will strategy President Draupadi Murmu to lift the problem of the AAP authorities’s use of the Assembly “to abuse the Center”.
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