Arvind Kejriwal seeks Rahul Gandhi’s support in parliament against BJP

Bhagwant Mann and Arvind Kejriwal. [File Photo]

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that he has sought time to meet Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge and senior leader Rahul Gandhi for their support in Parliament against the recently passed ordinance on the transfers of bureaucrats by the Government of India.

Taking to Twitter, the Chief Minister said: “Sought time this morning to meet Cong President Sh Kharge ji and Sh Rahul Gandhi ji to seek Cong support in Parl against undemocratic n unconstitutional ordinance passed by BJP govt and also to discuss general assault on federal structure and prevailing political situation.”

On Thursday, Kejriwal and his Punjab counterpart Bhagwant Mann met Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar who offered his “full support” to the AAP in its fight to safeguard its powers against the BJP-led Central government.

“Democracy is under attack from the BJP. We must all unitedly safeguard it. Efforts are being made to deprive the rights of governments elected by the people and create hurdles for them. We shall fully support the AAP’s fight in parliament,” declared Pawar after his half-hour meeting with Kejriwal-Mann and other leaders.

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