‘BJP has been asking me repeatedly about big corruption cases’

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the government would in the coming days reveal its strategy to tackle “big ticket corruption” in light of questions raised by the Bharatiya Janata Party that the AAP government has gone slow in taking action in cases related to the previous Sheila Dikshit-led government.

“Many people including Dr. Harsh Vardhan have been asking me repeatedly about big corruption cases. We will soon start action against big ticket corruption. We are preparing backend for it.”

Earlier this week, Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Harsh Vardhan questioned the Aam Aadmi Party government if it intends to “send corrupt Ministers and Officers under Sheila Dikshit government to jail” or if it is “now busy protecting the corrupt Congressmen due to the connivance between Arvind [Kejriwal] and Arvinder [Singh].”

Dr. Vardhan had said: “It may be mentioned that on October 10, 2010 Mr. Kejriwal had himself filed an FIR in the Sansad Marg Police Station against the corruption of the then Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. This case was not investigated due to the pressure of the former Congress government. Will Mr. Kejriwal act in a time bound manner for investigation in the case and send the guilty persons to jail?”

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