BJP leader Vijender Gupta (File photo)
BJP leader Vijender Gupta (File photo)

BJP delegation to meet Delhi CEO over Kejriwal's 'take cash from BJP, Congress, vote for AAP' remark

ANI | Updated: May 02, 2019 15:16 IST

New Delhi [India], May 2 (ANI): BJP leader Vijender Gupta on Thursday said that a delegation from the party will meet Delhi's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) over Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's comment allegedly asking the voters to take cash from opposition parties, but vote for AAP, despite being served a notice in the matter.
Gupta said that a delegation is scheduled to meet at around 2 pm and would address the media thereafter.
"Today at 2 PM, BJP delegation will meet the Chief Electoral officer Delhi at Kashmiri Gate to file a complaint against @ArvindKejriwal for repeated abetment in bribing of voters of Delhi despite issue of notice to him by CEO Delhi. Will address media thereafter," he tweeted.
In response, Kejriwal slammed the BJP asking what problem the party has.
"We are saying that take the money from other parties and vote for us. So what is the problem you have? Does your party also give money? If not, then why are you feeling so troubled?" Kejriwal tweeted.
While taking out a roadshow during the AAP's election campaign in Delhi, Kejriwal had reportedly asked the people to not deny money from other political parties and urged them to vote for his party.
On that day, the Delhi CEO had sent a notice to Delhi Chief Minister seeking his response over the allegations made by Gupta, who filed a complaint with the Election Commission on April 29 alleging that in the city's slum areas, pamphlets were being distributed asking the people to take money from BJP and Congress, but vote for AAP.
Delhi, which has seven Lok Sabha seats at stake, will go to polls on May 12. Counting of votes will take place on May 23. (ANI)