Cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir, a vocal critic of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, on Thursday accused the Aam Aadmi Social gathering chief of siding with these answerable for the Republic Day violence within the metropolis throughout a tractor parade by farmers protesting the centre’s new agricultural legal guidelines.
He recommended Mr Kejriwal had did not condemn the violence to guard his social gathering’s prospects in Punjab the place the farmers’ motion has discovered the largest assist. The AAP is the principle opposition social gathering within the state.
Opposite to Mr Gambhir’s claims, nevertheless, the Delhi Chief Minister denounced the violence and referred to as for the strictest punishment for these accountable whereas talking on the ninth nationwide council assembly of the AAP on Thursday.
Shri Amit Shah visited our bravehearts who regardless of going through life threatening conditions confirmed restraint. However not a phrase of condemnation in opposition to the mob by CM @ArvindKejriwal. It’s clear he wished Delhi to BURN! #PunjabOverDelhi
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) January 28, 2021
The BJP chief, who’s social gathering has flunked within the final two Delhi elections settling for less than a handful of the capital’s 70 meeting seats whereas the AAP scored landslide victories, steadily takes on Mr Kejriwal and his social gathering on social media.
On Thursday, Mr Gambhir additionally retweeted a video of Union House Minister Amit Shah visiting the Delhi Police personnel injured in Tuesday’s violence that left one protester useless and dozens damage.
Talking concerning the clashes between protesters who strayed from agreed routes and clashed with the police in central Delhi together with the historic Pink Fort, Arvind Kejriwal stated it was “unlucky” however it will not finish the farmers’ motion in opposition to the three agricultural legal guidelines.
“The violence on Republic Day was unlucky and whoever is answerable for it should be given strictest punishment. However the violence is not going to result in the tip of the farmers’ motion in opposition to the legal guidelines, the problems stay so the motion can not finish. We now have to peacefully prolong our assist to the protesting farmers,” the Chief Minister stated.
“Whoever is answerable for the flip of occasions, and I’m not referring to those in opposition to whom police have registered faux circumstances, need to be punished. Whoever is accountable, whichever social gathering is accountable ought to be acted in opposition to,” Mr Kejriwal stated.
The AAP has strongly come out in favour of the tens of hundreds of farmers protesting the agricultural legal guidelines on the outskirts of Delhi since November.