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Arvinder Singh Lovely, former Delhi Congress chief, joins BJP

Delhi BJP expels its 21 members including four councillors Delhi BJP expels its 21 members including four councillors
Cris De Lacerda | 20 Abril, 2017, 13:38

Without naming Lovely, Maken said he got "everything" from the Congress and yet was lured by the BJP for his "lust for power". Gandhi gave us a hearing and assured proper representation of youth workers in MCD polls.

He indicated his displeasure at the functioning within the Congress by highlighting that another former Delhi minister, A.K. Walia, also recently threatened to quit the party while alleging that party tickets were being sold during the municipal elections.

The Congress has 104 contestants with assets of more than Rs 1 crore, which comes to 42 per cent, while the AAP has 41 such candidates or around 22 per cent of their contesting candidates analysed by the ADR. "As usual they are indulging in disinformation campaign", Mr Naidu said.

Union Minister Vijay Goel, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari and BJP's Lok Sabha member from East Delhi Maheish Girri were also present on the occasion.

Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP and the Congress Party have consistently been demanding that the poll panel conduct the elections using ballot papers instead of EVMs to rule out the possibility of the machines being tampered with. Lovely hailed the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shah, saying the two leaders had given a "new definition to politics".

"I was feeling suffocated because the Congress has deviated from its objective of serving the people". Amit Malik and I showed the courage. "Let us see when do others follow suit", Lovely said.

He also appreciated the BJP's decision to field fresh faces in the election.

Unveiling its manifesto for the MCD polls, the BJP on Sunday promised social security for the unorganised sector, meal at low cost, and more model schools among other promises. A day after joining the BJP, Lovely also hit out at his one-time mentor and former CM Sheila Dikshit, dubbing her as a burden on the Congress. Ms. Dikshit had termed the shift as "betrayal" by him.

Raising the issue of street vendors, Pandey said the BJP has not done anything for their welfare in the past 10 years.