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AAP would have been 'history' if not supported by Congress in 2013: Maken

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today mounted a sharp attack on the which abstained from voting in the election for of Rajya Sabha, claiming "arrogance" had set in which would have been "history" without its support in 2013.

The Congress' reaction came after AAP's criticised for not reaching out to to support its candidate for deputy chairmanship.

said the "sulking" party helped the BJP by abstaining from voting.

"says- not run on egos' Yet AK is sulking because didn't get a call from RG-thus helped BJP. Using this logic-In 2013,BJP would have formed Govt in & AAP would have been history (sic)," Maken tweeted.

Earlier in the day, said the his party, which has three members in the did not vote in favour of opposition candidate and Congress because it was not asked.

Maken said the Congress learnt a "bitter lesson" after supporting the AAP to form government in in 2013.

"Soon after forming the government with our support, you spread lies, lodged FIRs against our leaders and also fielded candidates against all sitting Congress MPs in Delhi to ensure BJP victory in 2014, he tweeted addressing Kejriwal.

The bickering between the two parties comes amid talk of a possible alliance between the two for 2019 elections. They had failed to open account in Delhi in the last elections in which BJP won all seven seats.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 21:10 IST