Kejriwal vs Delhi L-G row escalates, party MLAs demand FIR against Najeeb Jung

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs on Wednesday attacked Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jun for refusing to meet a delegation of 12 party MLAs, who had gone to question Jung's inaction on FIRs filed against wrongdoers during Sheila Dikshit government. 

Updated: Jun 22, 2016, 14:10 PM IST
Kejriwal vs Delhi L-G row escalates, party MLAs demand FIR against Najeeb Jung
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New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs on Wednesday attacked Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jun for refusing to meet a delegation of 12 party MLAs, who had gone to question Jung's inaction on FIRs filed against wrongdoers during Sheila Dikshit government. 

The MLAs were protesting against the alleged inaction on the FIRs filed by the AAP government in the past particularly during its 49-day tenure.

“No the L-G did not meet us. He was duty bound to meet us. We were frisked as if we were terrorists. 12 AAP MLAs tried to meet LG Najeeb Jung today, but he preferred going for lunch than meeting us. LG’s Secretary received our complaints and we were told that the LG will look into it. Later we saw him sitting in the next room,” party MLA Somnath Bharti told ANI. 

According to ANI report, party MLAs today handed over a letter to Delhi L-G regarding inaction on FIRs filed against alleged wrongdoers as well as wrongdoings during Sheila Dikshit government.

The party accused Jung of sharing a close term with Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and therefore, taking no action while in charge of Delhi during President's rule and the cases were reopened only after the AAP government returned to power in February 2015. The party further alleged that 'Jung was brought in to save Sheila Dikshit from CNG fitness scam allegations which he did so successfully.'

Earlier today, reports had emerged that a delegation of 12 AAP MLAs will be meeting Delhi LG today over latter 'sitting on' FIRs against Ex-CM Sheila Dikshit and Ambani over cases related to Commonwealth Games and KG basin. 

Party MLAs have been demanding FIRs to be filed agnst LG Najeeb Jung as well as Delhi Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) chief MK Meena for not acting on FIRs registered against former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Ambani in an alleged alleged corruption cases. It is to be noted that the FIRs were filed during AAP's 49-day tenure in government.