Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP has suffered a shock defeat in recently concluded Punjab and Goa polls.
Former Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay on Wednesday said that Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party is heading for a split in Delhi. Upadhyay, who was chief of Delhi BJP till December, said that he has been told that there is a rift in party by two different factions led by deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia and chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, with main reason being party’s debacle in Punjab and Goa polls.”I am told AAP is heading for a SPLIT in Delhi. Faction led by @msisodia up in arms ag @ArvindKejriwal. Punjab & Goa debacle the main reason,” Upadhyay said.
Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP has suffered a shock defeat in recently concluded Punjab and Goa polls. In Punjab, where AAP was expected to emerge as one of the main players, the party could only manage to win 20 seats, whereas in Goa it couldn’t even open its account.
— Satish Upadhyay (@upadhyaysbjp) March 15, 2017
Making big claims, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal claimed that Electronic Voting Machines were tampered in the Assembly Elections. “Many said there is anger against Akalis and the AAP is sweeping polls. Still, AAP got 25 per cent votes and SAD got 31 per cent, how is this possible?” Kejriwal demanded.
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“20-25 per cent of AAP’s vote was transferred to SAD, which is why Congress won the election. Akali’s victory would’ve made it too obvious. They wanted AAP to lose in any which way,” the Delhi chief minister said at a press conference in Delhi.
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“Supreme Court has said that EVM is vulnerable to tampering, we aren’t saying it. I know you all will make fun of me, hashtag me. But if EVMs can be tampered with, that would mean the end of democracy in India,” he said.