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Corruption deep rooted in Kejriwal government: BJP

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Saturday alleged that corruption was deep rooted in the Kejriwal-led government after the filed a case against one of its MLAs in the Waqf Board recruitment case.

The party also said it would request Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung to appoint a committee of eminent Muslim personalities to run the Waqf Board.

"The registration of an FIR (First Information Report) by the after inquiry of the complaint of recruitment scam in Waqf Board establishes that corruption is deep rooted in (Chief Minister Arvind) Kejriwal-led government," Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unit chief Satish Upadhyay told reporters here.

"We will soon request Jung appoint a committee of eminent Muslim personalities to run the body so that the benefits of the board activities reach the weakest section of their society," the leader added.

Upadhyay's remarks came a day after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said that it has registered a case of criminal conspiracy against AAP Okhla legislator Amanatullah Khan and some unknown officials in the alleged recruitment scam.

On October 7, Najeeb Jung dissolved the religious body and referred all Board matters involving alleged rule violations and corruption to the for investigation.

Khan had resigned as the chairman of the body in September, following allegations that he had illegally appointed a number of people to different posts in the board.

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First Published: Sat, November 26 2016. 19:56 IST
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