Delhi BJP legislator sends legal notice to Arvind Kejriwal
New Delhi: A Delhi BJP legislator on Thursday asked AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal to pay Rs 1 crore in damages for tarnishing the party`s image by making "baseless" allegations of horse-trading against it.
In a legal notice to the former Delhi chief minister, RP Singh said if the Bharatiya Janata Party is defamed on the basis of false allegations, then it will also be his defamation.
"I had no other option but to send Kejriwal a legal notice for defamation since he has levelled baseless charges against the BJP of indulging in horse-trading to form the government in Delhi," Singh told reporters here.
Singh demanded Rs 1 crore from Kejriwal for causing "mental agony, harassment and defamation".
He also asked the Aam Aadmi Party chief to tender a public apology for his false and defamatory allegations within seven days.
Kejriwal has accused the BJP of offering Rs 20 crore to Congress legislators to form the government in the national capital.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Watch: Man beheads wife; roams on streets with severed head in Pune
- Greater Noida women blames UP police for stripping off their clothes
- Vladimir Putin's attack on ISIS making America and NATO nations uneasy?
- I believe this election will punish the old govts that spoiled Bihar, says PM Modi
- DNA: 50-lane traffic jam in China during national holiday
- Man beheads wife over suspicion of illicit relationship, walks on road with her head
- Why CBI is worried about Indian men’s lust for violent porn
- Bihar polls: Two surveys predict majority for Grand Alliance, one give edge to NDA
- What's happening in Noida! Now, a Dalit family resorts to nude protest
- Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity orphanages to be derecognised?