AAP MLA Meeting: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday said that all the party MLAs have urged Arvind Kejriwal to remain the Chief Minister of Delhi, even if he is arrested by any investigating agency. Last week, AAP national convenor Kejriwal was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with its investigation into a money laundering case related to the excise policy. However, he did not appear before the investigating agency terming the summons as “politically motivated”.
“Even if he is arrested, he will remain the Chief Minister.”
Amid anger over the recent action of central investigative agencies against AAP ministers and leaders, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal called a meeting of party MLAs on Monday afternoon. After the meeting, Delhi Minister Saurabh Bhardwaj said that all the MLAs present at the meeting told Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal that “even if he is arrested, he will remain the Chief Minister, because the people of Delhi gave him the mandate to run the government.” Is.”
“Officials will go to jail only to hold meetings.”
Bhardwaj told reporters, “All these (MLAs) were of unanimous opinion that BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are scared of Arvind Kejriwal. BJP knows that it cannot oust Kejriwal from power through elections and this can be done only by hatching a conspiracy. Bhardwaj said that the officials will go to the jail to hold the meeting and “if we are called, So we will be happy to go.
“We too will soon be in jail.”
He said, “The situation seems such that we will also be in jail soon.” Therefore, it is possible that Atishi will be kept in jail number-2 and I will be kept in jail number-1 and we will hold cabinet meetings inside the jail itself. We will ensure that the work done for the people of Delhi is not stopped.
Minister Atishi said that if Kejriwal is arrested, they (party) will approach the court seeking permission to conduct official work from jail itself. In a separate money laundering case, the ED had recently raided the residence of Delhi Minister Rajkumar Anand. The ED had recently arrested party MP Sanjay Singh after an hours-long raid at his residence in connection with the alleged excise policy scam.