Vinod Kumar Binny threatens Arvind Kejriwal's AAP govt with MLA power in hand

Written by Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Updated: Feb 4 2014, 20:49pm hrs
Vinod Kumar BinnyVinod Kumar Binny asked the Arvind Kejriwal government to sort out the issues related to power and water sector
Claiming support of at least five legislators, expelled AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny today threatened to pull down the Arvind Kejriwal's government if his demands were not met within 48 hours.

Flanked by JD (U) MLA Shoaib Iqbal and Independent legislator Rambir Shokeen, Vinod Kumar Binny, said,"I along with Shoaib Iqbal and Rambir will meet Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and withdraw support if our demands are not met in 48 hours."

Addressing a press conference here today, Vinod Kumar Binny said he would also form a political front with two other AAP MLAs, who are in touch with him, along with municipal councillors.

Vinod Kumar Binny, who has been shown the door for "indiscipline" by Arvind Kejriwal, has put forth a series of demands with Delhi Government which include fulfilment of promises made by the party before the Assembly polls.

He also asked Arvind Kejriwal government to sort out the issues related to power and water sector. He demanded that government should give subsidy on 8 per cent increase in power surcharge.

The DERC has increased the power surcharge ranging from 6 to 8 per cent this month.

He also said, "The Arvind Kejriwal government should make women squads as promised to prioritise security of women. Instead of charging people for entire 700 litres of water after exceeding the limit, the government should charge only for water consumed over 700 looters.

Reminding the AAP government of its promise of waiving the "inflated" power bills of 1,05,200 people who have not paid their bills on the call of Arvind Kejriwal during the protests, Binny said,"the government should waive off their dues first."