The Aam Aadmi Get together (AAP) on Friday claimed that its MCD mayor Shelly Oberoi was attacked by BJP councillors on the Delhi Civic Centre. “The Mayor has been attacked by BJP councillors,” Saurabh Bharadwaj, chief nationwide spokesperson of AAP, stated in a tweet.
This occurred on the day the councillors voted for the election of six members of the MCD’s Standing Committee – the very best decision-making physique of the civic physique. Within the MCD, the AAP has 134 members whereas the BJP has 104. Just lately, the AAP succeeded in putting in its mayor though the method was delayed thrice on account of a logjam.
At present once more, a ruckus broke out on the Delhi Civic Centre because the councillors from each events jostled, manhandled and rained blows on one another. This was the third day of commotions within the Home.
Ashok Kumar Maanu, an AAP councillor, collapses in the course of the conflict. Later, he appeared earlier than the media with different Councillors of his get together. The AAP members stated: “They (BJP) are so shameless that they attacked even ladies and the Mayor. BJP goons did this.”
Earlier at the moment, polling for the election of six members of the MCD’s standing committee closed with 242 of the 250 councillors casting their votes, Delhi Mayor Shelly Oberoi stated. Eight members didn’t solid their votes.A municipal official introduced the names of the councillors who didn’t vote — Mandeep Singh, Ariba Khan, Nazia Danish, Sameer Ahmad, Shagufta Chaudhary Zubair, Sabila Begum, Naziya Khatoon and Zarif.
BJP’s Vijender Gupta stated that election outcomes had been being tampered with, improper bulletins had been being made and “they (AAP members) are indulging in fistfights”. “A number of of our Councillors had been injured. FIR is being lodged. The way wherein they’ve been overwhelmed up, AAP has proven that they’re a celebration of goons,” he stated.
Gupta stated 6 members had been speculated to be elected to Standing Committee. “3 members every from AAP and BJP had been elected. One AAP member misplaced. All this was completed to make him win and the outcomes had been tampered with. We demand CBI inquiry, such individuals must be arrested and motion be taken,” he stated.
BJP chief Meenakshi Sharma claimed that somebody from the AAP hit her with a pointy object. “Additionally they touched my neck. It was completed by a male Councillor. They haven’t allowed a single Home maintain. Don’t know if she’s Delhi’s Mayor or AAP’s. She acts on orders by Kejriwal and different masters,” she stated.