My colleagues were beaten up, says Yogendra Yadav

| Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 16:32
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My colleagues were beaten up, says Yogendra Yadav

NEW DELHI: After being removed from the party National Executive at the National Council meet on Saturday, the Aam Aadmi Party senior leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan are addressing a press conference putting forward their concerns once again.

The Yogendra Yadav camp alleged conspiracy with four charges: Charge 1 - We were abused, Charge 2 - We were not allowed to speak, Charge 3 - We were beaten up and kicked out, Charge 4 - Democracy was murdered.

Highlights of Yogendra Yadav’s speech:

  • AAP's internal Lokpal was not invited
  • I was heckled and there was sloganeering against me
  • AAP lacks democracy
  • National Executive members were not allowed to attend meet
  • Party which fought for Lokpal undermined its Lokpal
  • Arvind Kejriwal pretended to be helpless
  • AAP doing new kind of politics
  • AAP wanted to avoid confrontation. Internal Lokpal Admiral L Ramdas was asked to stay away
  • Kejriwal targeted us, others called us traitors
  • Kejriwal had threatened to quit from all party posts if the National Council members wanted to keep me and Bhushan
  • Professional bouncers were called in
  • My colleagues were beaten up

Highlights of Prashant Bhushan’s speech:

  • National Council meeting pre-planned
  • Admiral Ramdas kept out on purpose
  • No difference in Arvind Kejriwal's AAP and other parties
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