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AAP’s Atishi summoned by Delhi court docket after accusing BJP of ‘poaching MLAs’

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The defamation case revolves spherical Atishi’s allegations that the BJP grow to be as soon as searching to poach AAP lawmakers.

Delhi Rouse Avenue Court on Tuesday (Might well doubtless 28) issued a summon to Aam Aadmi Celebration (AAP) chief Atishi in a defamation case filed by rival Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP). The case revolves spherical Atishi’s allegations that the BJP grow to be as soon as searching to poach AAP lawmakers. The court docket has requested Atishi to look on June 29. Delhi BJP Media head Praveen Shankar Kapoor had filed a defamation suit towards the AAP chief and talked about the ‘baseless’ claims harmed the pursuits of his birthday celebration.

Atishi’s allegations

In April, Atishi in a press conference had alleged that the BJP grow to be as soon as pressing her to both join their birthday celebration or face motion by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), India’s premier monetary intelligence agency.

Atishi also claimed that the ED grow to be as soon as planning to detain prime AAP leadership, including Saurabh Bharadwaj, Durgesh Pathak, and Raghav Chadha.

“I grow to be as soon as suggested that I hold to quiet toughen my political occupation by becoming a member of the BJP, otherwise the ED would arrest me within a month… Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP are optimistic to dismantle AAP and its leadership,” Atishi stated all around the click conference.

Operation Lotus

India’s opposition events, mainly AAP, hold accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP birthday celebration of carrying out ‘Operation Lotus’, an alleged campaign to systematically dismantle the nation’s opposition utilizing train equipment.

AAP has accused the BJP of offering money, position, security and position to its lawmakers, both in Delhi and Punjab, in trade for transferring allegiances.

Arvind Kejriwal’s reaction

Delhi Chief Minister and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal termed the court docket’s summon as ‘dictatorship’.

“I had talked about earlier that they could doubtless arrest Atishi subsequent. They are planning to manufacture so now. Complete dictatorship. In fully flimsy, frivolous, and groundless conditions, they’re absorbing ALL leaders of AAP one after the opposite. Each opposition chief will be arrested if Modi ji comes help to energy. AAP is never any longer imp. Saving our expensive nation from dictatorship is required,” Delhi CM posted on X on Tuesday.

(With inputs from companies)

Vikrant Singh

Geopolitical author at WION, follows Indian foreign policy and world politics, a fact seeker.

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