CBI arrests Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia after questioning for nearly eight hours, Aam Aadmi Party protests
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In Delhi on Sunday(26 Feb,2023), the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) took Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in the evening after nearly eight hours of questioning on corruption under the 2021-22 Excise Policy. The incident could further deepen the political tussle between the BJP-led central government and the Aam Aadmi Party. Sisodia is the second minister in the Delhi government to be arrested after the arrest of Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain in June last year.
Important information related to the case:
After about eight hours of questioning, Manish Sisodia was arrested on the colorful shelf of excise policy. The CBI says the excise policy had particularities both in its expression and attitude and was allegedly aimed at serving people associated with the AAP. Sisodia’s answer did not make the authority official. They argued that Sisodia did not cooperate in the takeover, so he was arrested.
Amidst questioning of Manish Sisodia you took your admission and admission in deposit. As the CBI began questioning Sisodia, the Delhi Police seized over 50 admissions and certificates filed by the Aam Aadmi Party. Delhi Police said prominent leaders including AAP Aarakshan and Sanjay Singh were taken into custody for violating Section 144 of CrPC. “
Boulder said in a Tweet, ‘Manish is blacksore. His arrest is politics. Everyone is watching. The public is understanding everything. The public will answer this. This will boost our spirits even more. Our struggle will be stronger.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) termed Manish Sisodia’s arrest as the cornerstone of autocracy and a black day for the republic. The party said the BJP made the arrests due to “political vendetta”. AAP MP Sanjay Singh tweeted, Sisodia’s arrest is the culmination of autocracy. You did not arrest a good person and stylish education minister. Modi ji, directly God will not forgive you. Modi ji, one day your autocracy will surely end.
AAP spokesperson and MLA Atishi said Sisodia was arrested because of the fashion of the party and its leader Arvind Kejriwal to move forward. He said that Sisodia is the education minister who imagined government mothers of Delhi and gave education to 20 lakh poor children. They have a belief that government madrassas cannot provide good education and the whole world can trust them.
Responses from Opposition Parties and Public Figures
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said that Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia or other leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party did not answer questions regarding suspected corruption in the liquor policy. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said that Manish Sisodia is the only education minister in the world who indulges in a wine platter and whatever comes out of it comes out and is shocking.
He said the bail of Delhi minister Satyendar Jain, arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case, has been rejected because of the claims you have made in his case. Also, the BJP believes that the case against Sisodia also has merit, he said.
The entrenched Bharat Rashtra Samiti (BRS) condemned Manish Sisodia’s arrest, calling it an “undemocratic” move. In a statement, BRS working president KT Rama Rao said the BJP is using central powers against opposition parties in countries where the BJP cannot come to power. He argued that the political conspiracies of the opposition BJP have become a hindrance to democracy in the country.
Manish Sisodia reached for CBI at 11 am on Sunday. Earlier, he reached Rajghat at 10.30 am. He said that he had come there to seek the blessings of Bapu. After this, he told the party, ‘When I am going to jail, I think I should talk about the fact that when I used to work in a television channel, there was a lot of composition and I used to do it.
Good Receive Pay.” Life was going well, but I left everything to join Kabir ji and engaged in my work during my work. At that time my woman supported me the most, in me and at home Lived alone I have a son who is studying in university Will take care of him Going to jail on ludicrous charges is a small thing.
Manish Sisodia said that he has great love for the children studying in madrassas. I want to tell the children that even if your Manish uncle leaves, there will be no holiday now. I want to tell the kids to work as hard as I expect them to work. Studying in the mind is the future of the country of millions of children. Messaging the AAP coder, Manish Sisodia said, “Allegations have been leveled against me, these are terrible times and we are followers of Bhagat Singh.”
The crisis data is hovering over the Arvind sprinkler Delhi government after Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as he holds 18 portfolios including education, finance and home. Prior to Sisodia’s arrest, Delhi’s Surface Health Minister Satyendar Jain was arrested in June last year.
After his absence, Arvind Kejriwal has no strong face to implement his agenda of governance in Delhi. The immediate challenge for Kabir is to present the Delhi government’s budget on time and demand a new leader to replace Sisodia. Sources in the Aam Aadmi Party said that Revenue Minister Kailash Gehlot may present the budget of the Delhi government for the next financial year.