Delhi : Congress has criticized Arvind Kejriwal’s statement that people should take money from both the BJP and the Congress party but vote for the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi Assembly polls.
Briefing reporters in New Delhi on Sunday, party spokesperson and campaign committee chief, Ajay Maken said that the AAP convenor has insulted the people of Delhi by suggesting something immoral and demanded an apology from him.
Maken said the Congress will see if this matter can be taken to the Election Commission as it is a gross violation of the Model Code of Conduct.
Earlier on Sunday, AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal while addressing a rally in Uttam Nagar Assembly constituency, kicked up a controversy by asking voters in Delhi to take money from BJP and Congress but to vote for AAP in the upcoming Delhi Assembly election.
In a related development, the Congress spokesman Ajay Maken also said that the party has requested Delhi unit President Arvinder Singh Lovely to withdraw from contesting the Delhi Assembly elections in the larger interest of the party.
Lovely will now look after organising the party for election campaign at the grass roots level.
Aam Admi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday appealed to the people to accept money offered by both Congress and BJP but cast their votes in favour of the AAP in the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls. He was addressing a rally at Uttam Nagar in Delhi.