Delhi Chief Secy alleges assault; in front of Chief Minister Kejriwal
In yet another problem for the Delhi government led by chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the state’s Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash today alleged that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislators physically assaulted him.
He said that this took place at the chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence yesterday.
The allegations have taken the AAP by surprise but they have been quick to point out that these allegations may be at the behest of BJP.
However, the Delhi government employees said they are going on strike to protest the alleged assault.
DN Singh, president of Delhi Administrative Subordinate Services, is said to have confirmed that unless those at fault are not punished, they will continue on strike.
The Congress meanwhile has jumped in to comment on the controversy and is supporting Prakash.
Prakash alleged that he was physically assaulted by two AAP MLAs during a meeting at the chief minister’s residence yesterday.
He claimed a meeting had been called by CM Kejriwal to discuss the issue of advertisements.
AAP claims the meeting was called to discuss issues to to with faulty ration distribution and accused Prakash of using “bad language” against its MLAs at yesterday’s meeting.
There was a meeting of MLAs at CM residence. The chief secretary refused to answer questions saying that he was not answerable to MLAs and CM and that he was answerable only to LG.
He even used bad language against some MLAs and left without answering any questions, as per AAP statement.
It further said Prakash was trying to disrupt governance in the Capital.>