The BJP has accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of spending Rs 45 crore on the beautification of his official bungalow.
New Delhi: The matter of spending 45 crores on the renovation of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's bungalow is gaining momentum. Yesterday, where Delhi BJP leaders surrounded Kejriwal in this matter, today BJP's national spokesperson Sambit Patra attacked Kejriwal. He said that the true face of a Maharaj has come. Kejriwal spent 45 crores on the renovation of the bungalow.
Curtains, tiles, kitchen's own story-character
Sambit Patra said that 45 crores were spent in the renovation. It has its own story of curtains, tiles, kitchen. All of them are shouting that we are of superior quality. Sambit Patra said that each curtain cost Rs 8 lakh and 23 curtains were installed. This is the same Arvind Kejriwal who used to wear a muffler around his neck.. used to travel in an old car. Their leaders had come hanging in autos on the day of oath. Don't know where is that Wagon R car in which he had come to take oath. Marble worth 1 crore 15 lakh was imported from Vietnam. Pre-fabricated wood worth Rs 4 crore has been installed.
Earlier yesterday Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party President Virendra Sachdeva said in a statement that 45 crores have been spent on the beautification of Arvind Kejriwal's bungalow. He said that Kejriwal spent this at a time when the people of Delhi were battling the coronavirus pandemic. Sachdeva said, Kejriwal should answer to the people of Delhi about his moral right to spend around Rs 45 crore on the beautification of his bungalow when most of the public development works were stalled during the Covid era. Leader of the Opposition in the Delhi Assembly Ramvir Singh Bidhuri alleged that Kejriwal's "simplicity and honesty" had been exposed.
Kejriwal lives in Sheesh Mahal, not at home - Sachdeva
The Delhi BJP president said it has been established that Kejriwal does not live in a house but in a Sheesh Mahal and asked the chief minister to resign on moral grounds. He said that the period of 16 months from September 2020 to December, 2021 was at the peak of Covid when industrial activities were at a standstill and the revenue of the Delhi government was less than half and the government stopped development projects citing paucity of funds. was stopped.
Big proof of insensitivity - Sachdeva
Sachdeva alleged, “Kejriwal spent about Rs 45 crore at his house in that critical period, this is a big proof of his insensitivity. On the other hand, after this news came to the fore, Congress leader Ajay Maken also criticized Kejriwal's public servant. questioned his right to continue in office as Maken said Kejriwal allegedly spent Rs 45 crore of public money on his luxurious bungalow, which included extravagant items like Vietnam marble, expensive curtains and expensive carpets. He said that despite naming his party 'Aam Aadmi Party' and pledging to live like a common man, Kejriwal spent a huge amount on his bungalow at a time when the people of Delhi were in dire need of oxygen cylinders during the Covid pandemic. There was demand.
Kejriwal's "simplicity and honesty" exposed- Bidhuri
Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly Ramvir Singh Bidhuri alleged that Kejriwal's "simplicity and honesty" had been exposed and he should resign immediately. AAP's Rajya Sabha MP Chadha, however, hit back at the BJP's allegations, saying, "This is a government residence, it is not Arvind Kejriwal's property." Chadha said, "Unless you compare the cost of the residence of the Chief Minister of Delhi with the residence of the Prime Minister and the residences of the Chief Ministers of other states, how do you know whether it is less or more?" To defend the amount spent on Kejriwal's official residence in Delhi, the prime minister also cited expenditure on chief ministers and BJP-ruled states.