Will back Jan Lokpal, won't let Kejriwal resign and run away: BJP

Accusing the AAP-led Delhi government of drama over the passing of Jan Lokpal Bill, the BJP on Monday said it will support the passing of the bill but will not let Kejriwal 'resign and run away'.

FP Politics February 10, 2014 10:46:18 IST
Will back Jan Lokpal, won't let Kejriwal resign and run away: BJP

Accusing the AAP-led Delhi government of 'drama' over the passing of Jan Lokpal Bill, the BJP on Monday said it will support the passing of the bill and would not let Kejriwal "resign and run away".

Will back Jan Lokpal wont let Kejriwal resign and run away BJP

BJP leader Harsh Vardhan. Firstpost/Naresh Sharma

BJP leader Harsh Vardhan  early Monday morning tweeted that the BJP was committed to fighting corruption and would support the Jan Lokpal bill, but said the government is yet to provide them with a copy of the draft legislation.

"Arvind Kejriwal ji U have made such a hue and cry about Jan Lokpal everywhere but have not sent a copy to members of assembly .Stop DRAMA," he tweeted.

Vardhan said the survival of AAP government in Delhi "is rooted in lies and it is doing nothing," except "insulting" the Constitution and "misleading" the people.

"People, especially in Delhi, are begining to understand AAP's conduct. They have been exposed before the country because they have failed to fulfil their promises of bringing transparency and rooting out corruption," he said.

On Kejriwal  'evading' answers under RTI, Vardhan said it was unfortunate that an important RTI activist himself was refusing to answer queries on government's expenses on certain constructions.

The RTI query related to the amount the Delhi government spent on the swearing-in ceremony at Ramlila Maidan and on the sprucing up of the Bhagwan Das Road residence allocated to Kejriwal.

"If somebody wants to know how much has been spent on sprucing up the bungalow, why is this government refusing to give answers? The country wants to know," he said.

Meanwhile, BJP MLAs, led by Vardhan will meet President Pranab Mukherjee this morning to submit a memorandum against the AAP government. It was not yet known what the memorandum states.

 

 

 

With PTI inputs

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