New Delhi. Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena, accused of corruption by the ruling Aam Aadmi occasion, broke his silence on Thursday and hit again at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying he was resorting to “diversionary tactics and false accusations” out of “desperation”. The LG mentioned in a tweet: “I have called for good governance, zero tolerance for corruption and better services for the people of Delhi. But sadly Hon. CM Arvind Kejriwal Ji, in desperation to cause, resorted to diversionary tactics and false accusations.”
Saxena, sharing a quick assertion on Twitter, mentioned he wouldn’t be stunned if “more baseless personal attacks” have been made towards him and his household within the coming days.
I known as for good governance, zero tolerance for corruption and higher providers for the individuals of Delhi.
“He (Kejriwal) must know that I will in no way be deterred from my constitutional duties. My commitment to improving the lives of the people of Delhi remains unwavering,” he mentioned within the assertion.
Relations between the 2 constitutional authorities within the nation’s capital soured after Saxena in July advisable a CBI investigation into alleged irregularities within the implementation of presidency Arvind Kejriwal’s 2021-22 excise coverage.
AAP MP Durgesh Pathak had within the Delhi Assembly accused Saxena of corruption involving the altering of demonetized banknotes in 2016 throughout his tenure as chairman of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC).
The AAP alleged a rip-off of Rs 1,400 crore and demanded a CBI investigation towards Saxena. The lieutenant governor has determined to take authorized motion towards AAP leaders for “false and defamatory” costs towards him, officers in his workplace mentioned Wednesday.
(With PTI inputs)