The BJP on Sunday criticised newly-appointed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for forming a government with the support of the “corrupt” Congress party, claiming that the latter would abandon it sooner or later.
“It is really strange that Mr. Kejriwal has taken the support of the same Congress which he has been always been describing as a corrupt political party,” BJP national vice president Prabhat Jha told PTI.
Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal was on Saturday sworn-in as the seventh Chief Minster of Delhi.
As a party, the Congress has never been known to support any other outfit for a full five-year term, Mr. Jha said, and claimed that “Congress would withdraw its support from the Kejriwal government sooner or later.”
Mr. Kejriwal has been making tall claims about removing corruption, but it has no meaning if his government has the backing of a corrupt political party, he said.
“I feel that a time will come when Mr. Kejriwal will be exposed,” Mr. Jha said.
Asked if the BJP would support Mr. Kejriwal in case Congress withdraws support from his government, he refused any such move saying, “There can be no question of it.”