Arrest me: Manish Sisodia’s 4-Day Dare After BJP “Sting” On Liquor Policy

15 September, 2022 | Pranay Lad

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Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia issued a challenge in response to the BJP’s publishing of what it dubbed a “sting operation” alleging that the AAP administration in Delhi des...

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia issued a challenge in response to the BJP’s publishing of what it dubbed a “sting operation” alleging that the AAP administration in Delhi designed its alcohol policy to benefit a small group of people.


“The CBI should get this alleged “sting” from the BJP because it already functions as the party’s external agency. If there is any evidence of corruption in this “sting,” the CBI should arrest me within the next four days, or till Monday “To questioning from reporters, Mr. Sisodia said. “If they don’t, it would be evidence that the BJP is trying to topple our administration. Just an effort to discredit us.”

After the Delhi Lieutenant Governor ordered an investigation into the New Excise Policy in July, Manish Sisodia’s home was raided and he was listed as an accused by the CBI. The strategy, which brought in private companies to the booze industry and went into effect in November of last year, was reversed by Arvind Kejriwal’s administration in the same month. The AAP claimed that the policy was “scuttled by the BJP’s federal government via the Lieutenant Governor” and was intended to increase income.

Manish Sisodia, the deputy chief minister of Delhi, has been the subject of a CBI investigation.

In the most recent back-and-forth, the BJP displayed a covertly recorded video in which a person, who is also accused in the FIR, asserts that the Delhi government purposefully excluded smaller players from their “tailored” excise policy in order to aid a select few people. It also tweeted about the footage.

According to BJP spokesman Sudhanshu Trivedi, “Bribes from the contractors were utilised for the AAP’s election campaigns in Goa and Punjab.”

He emphasised how Arvind Kejriwal would advise people to “conduct a sting” on individuals who were unlawfully seeking out money and “promised he would act.”

The “sting” film, he said, was already widely available and was not shot by the BJP.

About an hour later, during a news conference, Manish Sisodia answered: “Raids on my home and the locker at the bank turned up nothing. I beg the CBI to conduct a comprehensive investigation.” He started off talking about the alleged inefficiencies of BJP-run municipal organisations in Delhi before taking questions.

He reiterated the claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is “trying to intimidate opposition parties by deploying central agencies.” We don’t have anything to conceal.

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