New Delhi, Jan 3: The rift in the Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) is out in public after the party announced its candidates for nominations to the Rajya Sabha as party leader Kumar Vishwas launched a satirical attack on party convener Arvind Kejriwal, saying it was not possible to remain in AAP if one disagrees with him. Also Read - Delhi Board of School Education: Capital to Have Its Own School Board, Announces CM Kejriwal | Here's All You Need to Know About DBSE
The emotional outburst came after AAP nominated Sanjay Singh, businessman Sushil Gupta and chartered accountant ND Gupta to the Rajya Sabha. The decision was announced after the party leadership held a meeting of the Political Affairs Committee (PAC) in New Delhi, in which Vishwas not invited. Also Read - AAP Sweeps Delhi MCD Bypolls, Arvind Kejriwal Says People Now Want Good Work In Municipality Too
“I have been honoured with a punishment for speaking the truth in the party. Once Arvind Kejriwal had said that we will kill you, but will not let you attain martyrdom. I congratulate him and I welcome my martyrdom,” he said. Also Read - BJP Sweeps Gujarat Local Bodies Elections, AAP Wins 42 Seats; AIMIM Makes Presence Felt
“I know nothing happens in the party without your (Kejriwal) wish. I can’t live in the party after disagreeing with you. Now that I have attained martyrdom, I request to leave the corpse alone,” he added.
Party leader Sanjay Singh and Ashutosh were also not invited to the political affairs committee. However, Sanjay Singh was rewarded with a Rajya Sabha seat after the meeting, whereas Kumar Vishwas was ignored.