In a major development, Aam Aadmi Party alliance partner in Punjab-Lok Insaaf Party-breaks off alliance over Kejriwal’s apology to Majithia, on Friday evening after the apology made by Kejriwal on Thursday evening.
After AAP Punjab President and co-president tendered their resignation over the apology issued by CM Kejriwal to Majithia on Friday, Majority of AAP MLAs in favour of splitting away from AAP, says Lok Insaaf Party President. “Out of 20 MLAs, 15 are in favour of forming a new party in Punjab”, says Simarjit Singh Bains.
“I’m resigning as a president of AAP Punjab …but my fight against drug mafia and all kind of corruption in Punjab will continue as an “Aam Aadmi “ of Punjab,” Mann tweeted Friday.
Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu said Kejriwal had ‘murdered’ the party in Punjab.’It is a let down to the people of Punjab. I feel Kejriwal has murdered AAP in Punjab. It is as if their existence has been wiped off. With what face will they speak against drugs in Punjab now?’ Sidhu said.