After fielding controversial self-proclaimed godman Swami Om as the Lok Sabha candidate from the New Delhi constituency, several Hindu outfits have announced that they will take on the Aam Aadmi Party in at least five seats in Delhi. Also Read - Coronavirus Cases in Delhi Cross 1.45 Lakh-mark, Kejriwal Says Situation Under Control | Top Developments
Speaking to IANS on Saturday, Mukesh Jain of Dara Sena said the group had decided to launch the candidates due to the “anti-Hindu” stance of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Also Read - Delhi Sexual Assault Case: BJP Claims 'Lawlessness', Congress Waves Black Flags Outside AIIMS
“We have launched Swami Om and throughout the country we have decided to field at least 50 candidates,” he said. “In Delhi, we will filed candidates in five seats.” Also Read - Open Hotels, Gyms, Weekly Markets in Delhi: Kejriwal's 3 Proposals For Unlock 3
Asked why they were not supporting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Jain said the BJP had its own limitations.
“They are against Kejriwal, but are not as vocal. They have their own limitations. We are and will be vocal against Kejriwal,” he said.