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Strikes Well Staggered

AAP still has big political plans. But BJP has its ways to check the rival’s ways.

Strikes Well Staggered
Probe | Photograph by PTI
Strikes Well Staggered
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2018-06-05T13:58:58+05:30

Last week, a posse of policemen—answerable to the Union Home Ministry, not Delhi government—interrogated the deputy chief minister, Manish Sisodia. Their subject: chief secretary Anshu Prakash, who has charged ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders with assa­ult during a meeting on February 19. Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has alre­ady been through a lengthy police grilling in the matter.

For all the questions and answers, the matter refuses to go away or arrive at a logical end. If public memories of le affa­ire Anshu Prakash were fading, intermittent police interventions regurgitate it on TV screens. The sequence of events is unreal: in most states, police are at the beck and call of ministers but in the capital it is just the reverse.

AAP leaders don’t hunt for words before concluding that these Q&As appear scri­pted. “This was a well-orchestrated sch­eme put in place soon after AAP came to power,” says party leader Ashish Khetan. “The BJP and Congress are constantly trying to prove that we are no...

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