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BJP says AAP responsible for its legal battles

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

(BJP) president Manoj Tiwari on Saturday said the (AAP) is squarely responsible for its own legal battles.

"The is itself giving reasons to get terminated. They gave the tender illegally," Tiwari told ANI, in reference to yesterday's incident where the (CBI) team reached Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia's residence to question him in connection with the ongoing 'Talk to AK' case.

However, the clarified that "there is no raid or search being conducted at the premises of Manish Sisodia. The visit of the team was to seek a clarification on certain issues relating to an ongoing enquiry".

The in January had registered a preliminary enquiry against Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and others in connection with alleged irregularities in the government's campaign "Talk to AK" on the complaint of the Delhi Government's vigilance department.

It is alleged that despite the objections by Delhi's Principal Secretary, the Delhi contracted a public relations firm to promote "Talk to AK" and spent Rs. 1.5 crore on the campaign to promote Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

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First Published: Sat, June 17 2017. 15:27 IST