A Special Court in the national Capital on Wednesday recorded the statement of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Leader Vijender Gupta in connection with a defamation case filed by him against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.
Delhi BJP Leader had filed a defamation case against – Kejriwal and Sisodia for allegedly accusing him of being involved in the alleged assassination plot of Delhi Chief Minister.
Gupta, while recording a statement in the special court, said the fabricated allegations against him by Chief Minister and his deputy have deeply hurt him.
He added that the allegations have impacted the general elections during the last phase of polling. He further said Arvind Kejriwal’s tweet was re-tweeted over 3,000 times while Manish Sisodia’s were over 1200.
During the Lok Sabha Polls, Kejriwal citing Gupta’s tweet has alleged the Bharatiya Janata Party is planning to get him killed by his own Personal Security Officers’. He made the comment while giving an interview to Punjabi News Channel during the last phase of elections.
Gupta, in his tweet, had said, “Before the slap-gate on May 4, @ArvindKejriwal asked
the liaison officer to lift the security cover from his vehicle. The chief minister’s
instruction is registered in the daily diary entry (of the police). Since I had disclosed
about it, AAP could not get electoral gain of the incident. Out of frustration, Kejriwal says PSO reports to BJP.”
Replying to Vijendra Gupta’s tweet, Quoting Gupta’s tweet, AAP Chief had replied, “Why BJP wants to get me killed? What have I done? I am not constructing schools and hospitals for the people of the country.”
He added that ‘This is the first time when a positive politics has started on schools
and hospitals in the country. BJP wants to finish it. But I will fight till my last
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