Kejriwal asks Modi to break silence on gas pricing
The AAP is continuing its attack on BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi, with Arvind Kejriwal asking him to 'break his silence' over the proposed hike in price of natural gas and his alleged links with conglomerate Adani Group. Full Coverage: Kejriwal, a common man in politicsindia Updated: Feb 17, 2014 02:51 IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is continuing its attack on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, with Arvind Kejriwal asking him to "break his silence" over the proposed hike in price of natural gas and his alleged links with conglomerate Adani Group.
Kejriwal, who resigned as Delhi chief minister on Friday, tweeted on Sunday, "Modi should break his silence on gas pricing. Also, what is his and his party's relation with Mukesh Ambani and Adani?"
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On Kejriwal's orders, the Delhi government's anti-corruption bureau on Wednesday had registered an FIR against Union petroleum minister M Veerappa Moily, Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani, former Union minister Murli Deora and retired director general of Hydrocarbons VK Sibal for creating an artificial shortage of natural gas in the country and raising its prices.
Modi shud break his silence on gas pricing. Also, what is his relation and his party's relation with Mukesh Ambani and Adani?— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) February 16, 2014
Modi ji shud speak on Mukesh Ambani and gas pricing in today's rally.— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) February 16, 2014
Why Rahul supporting higher gas price for Mukesh Ambani? Is Cong ambani's "dukaan", as claimed by him? Rahul shud explain in today's rally— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) February 16, 2014
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Kejriwal also tweeted, "Would 2014 election be fought between the Aam Aadmi Party and Mukesh Ambani, with Rahul (Gandhi) and Modi being agents of Mukesh Ambani?"
On Monday, AAP leader Yogendra Yadav had begun a campaign against Modi on Twitter with the hashtag #WillNaMoAnswer.
"What is the exact relationship between Modi and Adani group? How has Adani become super rich in just 10 years?" Yadav had tweeted.
Wud 2014 elections be fought betn AAP n Mukesh Ambani, with Rahul and Modi being agents of Mukesh Ambani?— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) February 16, 2014
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AAP panel discusses LS polls preparations
The political affairs committee of the AAP held a meeting in New Delhi on Sunday morning to discuss its preparations for the Lok Sabha elections.
The nine members of the committee along with Sanjay Singh, Yogendra Yadav and Ashutosh attended the meeting at the residence of Arvind Kejriwal, who resigned on Friday as the Delhi chief minister after a 49-day stint.
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Senior party leader Yogendra Yadav told mediapersons on Saturday that they would also discuss the names of possible candidates for the upcoming polls.
The AAP on Saturday announced a nationwide anti-corruption "jhadu chalao yatra" across 24 states, beginning from Haryana's Rohtak district Feb 23.
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With inputs from IANS
First Published: Feb 16, 2014 12:07 IST