Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal alleged on Saturday (27 January) that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to poach seven of their Delhi MLAs.
"We will arrest Kejriwal after a few days. After that, we will break the MLAs. Talks have been held with 21 MLAs. Talking to others also. After that, we will topple the AAP government in Delhi. You join us. We will give you Rs 25 crore and a BJP ticket to contest the elections," Kejriwal posted on X quoting BJP.
The Delhi Chief Minister said that while the BJP claims that they are in contact with 21 MLAs, only seven MLAs have been contacted according to AAP's knowledge and all have denied the BJP's offer.
Kejriwal further alleged that the BJP is not going to arrest him in the liquor scam case, instead it is a conspiracy to topple the AAP government in Delhi.
"In the last nine years, they hatched many conspiracies to topple our government. But they did not get any success. God and the people always supported us. All our MLAs are also strongly together. This time also these people will fail in their nefarious intentions," he said.
Kejriwal claimed that the people of Delhi love AAP immensely and hence BJP knows that they can not defeat AAP in the elections, therefore, they are trying to topple the government by arresting him in "fake" liquor scam.
Nishtha Anushree is Senior Sub-editor at Swarajya. She tweets at @nishthaanushree.
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