Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday requested the BJP to just accept their defeat within the MCD polls and assist guarantee the graceful conduct of mayoral elections.
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) House was adjourned on Tuesday with out electing a mayor and deputy mayor amid protests by some councillors.
Mr Sisodia, a senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief, additionally accused the BJP of “operating away from the election of the mayor”.
“Everyone noticed the drama of the BJP. The public had gotten fed up with their rule within the MCD. They gave mountains of rubbish and ruined all the capital,” Mr Sisodia stated.
“First, they averted MCD elections and when the general public has proven them the door, they’re operating away from the election of mayor,” he stated.
The BJP has turn out to be “Bhagti Janata Party”. If it believes in democracy and the Constitution, the saffron occasion ought to settle for their defeat within the MCD polls and guarantee a clean election of mayor, he stated.
“We demand that the MCD House be reconvened and the mayoral election be held right now solely,” Mr Sisodia stated. He alleged that the BJP is strangulating democracy to maintain the MCD below its management in an unconstitutional method.
Senior AAP chief Sanjay Singh stated, “The BJP was dropping the mayor’s election, so that they bought the home adjourned. The LG ought to resolve the time of the election right now itself.
The AAP has the assist of 151 councillors, MLAs and MPs whereas the BJP has the assist of solely 111 corporators and MPs.”
The BJP has began a “harmful” pattern, if they don’t win elections, they don’t permit the profitable occasion to kind a authorities, he stated.
He additionally alleged that BJP councillors assaulted ladies councillors of the AAP within the presence of Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi and former well being minister Harshvardhan.
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