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Ajay Maken slams AAP over resolution to revoke Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna

Maken's reaction came after AAP MLA Alka Lamba stirred a controversy by opposing the resolution brought by her party, which appealed to revoke the coveted title conferred on the late Prime Minister

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Ajay Maken
Ajay Maken. Photo: PTI

Chief on Friday slammed for tabling a resolution seeking to strip off of former of

Maken's reaction came after MLA stirred a controversy by opposing the resolution brought by her party, which appealed to revoke the coveted title conferred on the late owing to killing of Sikhs during 1984 Anti-Sikh riots.

Backing Lamba, who has been asked to resign from her party following her rebellion, Maken tweeted, "Sh. sacrificed his life for the country. True colours of have come out in the open! I have always believed that AAP is the B team of BJP! "

"AAP fielded candidates in Goa, Punjab, MP, Rajasthan, Gujarat, just to cut the votes of and help the BJP," he added.

on Friday sought Lamba's resignation.

According to media reports, the AAP leadership had asked Lamba to resign from the Assembly and primary membership of the party.

Lamba had walked out of the House after refusing to give her support to the resolution. Following which in a tweet she mentioned that she is ready to face any punishment because of her actions.

First Published: Sat, December 22 2018. 04:54 IST
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