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How Manish Sisodia's arrest poses a challenge to AAP's Delhi govt, Kejriwal

Sisodia has not only been the face of AAP's education policy in Delhi but also heads as many as 18 of the total 33 departments

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia addresses a press conference, in New Delhi, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. (PTI Photo/Vijay Verma)(
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Raghav Aggarwal New Delhi
Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was arrested on Sunday by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for his alleged involvement in the now-scrapped new liquor excise policy 2021-22. His arrest poses several challenges to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government.

Sisodia has not only been the face of AAP's education policy in Delhi but also heads as many as 18 of the total 33 departments.

Delhi's upcoming budget

The immediate challenge for Kejriwal is to find Sisodia's replacement to present the Delhi government budget as scheduled. The state government is expected to present the budget in the first week

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First Published: Feb 27 2023 | 10:16 AM IST

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