PM Modi Slams Kejriwal For 'Televising Private Conversation' During PM-CMs Meet On COVID Situation: Report
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday (23 April) apologised to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with "folded hands" after allegedly 'televising private conversation' during the PM-CMs meet on COVID-19 situation in the country.
According to a Times Now report, the live output of Kejriwal speaking during the "closed-door" meeting between PM Modi and the CMs was televised despite it being a private conversation.
According to journalist Megha Prasad, after the incident, PM Modi took on Kejriwal and told the Delhi CM that he had "broken a very important protocol" and that such private conversation were never televised.
Following PM Modi's stern stance on the issue, Kejriwal, according to Prasad, "froze in his seat" and apologised to the Prime Minister with "folded hands".
Meanwhile, a government official was quoted as saying by Times of India that during the meeting Kejriwal, unlike other CMs who elaborated the steps they are taking to tackle the pandemic, had nothing to speak on what he is doing to improve the Covid situation in Delhi.
“Kejriwal has descended to a new low. For the first time, private conversations of the PM's meeting with CM is being televised. His entire speech was not meant for any solution but for playing politics and evading responsibility,” the official was quoted as saying.
BJP IT Cell head Amit Malviya also blasted Kejriwal for coming unprepared in the meeting and question his leadership skills.
"Arvind Kejriwal is a disaster. He goes to a meeting with the Prime Minister unprepared. He has no idea about things that have already been put in place to ease oxygen supply in the capital, was uninformed on vaccine prices. How will he save Delhi? He is a disgrace as Delhi’s CM," Malviya said.
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