Up to date: September 15, 2020 12:48:21 pm
AAP founder member and civil rights lawyer Prashant Bhushan, who was expelled from the celebration in 2015, has claimed that the India Towards Corruption (IAC) motion was “propped up by the BJP and RSS” to convey down the UPA authorities.
Bhushan was a core member of IAC, which was the precursor to AAP led by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. In 2015, he was expelled from the celebration together with Yogendra Yadav over alleged “anti-party actions”.
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In an interview with India At this time TV’s Rajdeep Sardesai, Bhushan stated: “In hindsight there are two issues that I do remorse. One just isn’t seeing that the motion was to a big extent supported and propped up by the BJP-RSS for their very own political functions to convey down the Congress authorities and get themselves in energy.”
“I’ve little question about it (RSS-BJP position) at present. He (Anna Hazare) was additionally most likely not conscious of it, Arvind was conscious of it, I’ve little or no doubt of that. The second remorse that I’ve just isn’t having understood Arvind’s character earlier sufficient. I understood it too late by which era we had truly created one other Frankenstein’s monster so to say,” he stated.
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When contacted, an AAP spokesperson and Yadav declined to touch upon Bhushan’s allegations. Whereas Yadav supported the IAC from exterior, he joined forces with Kejriwal in August 2012 after the announcement on AAP’s launch.
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