|AAP’s Manish Sisodia Alleges Poaching Attempt|
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday alleged that the BJP was attempting to poach newly-elected AAP councillors and asserted that none of them will fall prey to their “sport”.
He stated the newly elected councillors have been instructed to file “such telephone calls” in case they obtain one.
Sisodia’s allegations come after the Aam Aadmi Party received the MCD polls with 134 seats, ending the 15-year rule of the BJP within the prestigious municipal company and decreasing the Congress to only 9 seats in a home of 250.
The BJP, which was predicted to endure an enormous defeat in exit polls, put up a spirited struggle, profitable 104 municipal wards.
“BJP’s sport has begun. Our newly elected councilors have began receiving telephone calls. None of our councillors will likely be offered. We have advised all our councillors that in the event that they get a telephone name or if somebody comes to satisfy them, they need to file these calls and conferences,” he stated in a tweet in Hindi.
बीजेपी का खेल शुरू हो गया। हमारे नवनिर्वाचित पार्षदों के पास फ़ोन आने शुरू हो गये।
हमारा कोई पार्षद बिकेगा नहीं। हमने सभी पार्षदों से कह दिया है कि इनका फ़ोन आये या ये मिलने आयें तो इनकी रिकॉर्डिंग कर लें।
— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) December 7, 2022
BJP IT division head Amit Malviya additionally steered that the mayor’s election continues to be an open sport and famous that Chandigarh, the place its rival was the most important celebration, has a mayor from BJP ranks.
“Now over to electing a mayor for Delhi. It will all depend upon who can maintain the numbers in a detailed contest, which means the nominated councillors vote and many others. Chandigarh has a BJP mayor, for example,” he stated in a tweet.
Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga additionally claimed that town will once more have a mayor from his celebration.
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