New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the political developments in Uttarakhand, accusing it of “horse-trading” and terming the party as “corrupt, anti-national and power hungry”.
”Brazen horse trading-first Arunachal now Uttarakhand. BJP proving to be most corrupt, deshdrohi and power hungry party (sic),” the AAP leader tweeted.
Mr Kejriwal also took a dig at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over the tax proposals on Provident Fund and jewellers. “First tax on PF, then tax on jewellers. It seems Jaitley ji has decided to embarrass Modi ji.”
The four-year-old Congress government in Uttarakhand is under threat with nine rebel Congress lawmakers raising the banner of revolt and joining the BJP, which has staked claim to form government there.
The rebel lawmakers included, Congress has a strength of 36 lawmakers in the 70-member Assembly. The ruling party also has the support of six members of the Progressive Democratic Front.
The BJP has 28 lawmakers.