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Cong terms Kejriwal's dharna at LG office "drama", alleges AAP B-team of BJP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Maken today dismissed the sit-in by and his cabinet colleagues at office as a "drama" to distract public attention from "failures" of his government.

has proved he is "unable" to use the powers bestowed on him as and is creating "drama" over so called strike by IAS officers and full statehood, he said.

"Is it not Kaliyug, that a chief whose attendence at Assembly is just 10 percent and who does not go to his office, is complaining of non cooperation of IAS officers," Maken told reporters.

and his party "lack" any ideology and that is why he said he will campaign for BJP if more powers are given to government, he said.

"This proves our contention reiterated by us that both the parties are hand in glove and is B team of the BJP," Maken said.

He also slammed the Kejriwal government's raising questions on 18 issues like education, health and water supply, and alleged it has "failed" on these despite requiring no additional power or sanction of Centre.

"Entire Delhi is severely hit by water crisis although Kejriwal himself is of No new hospitals came up in three and half year rule of his government, drop out rate at government schools has increased while enrolments have gone down," he alleged.

He also attacked the government over its demand for LG's approval to the doorstep ration delivery scheme.

"Kejriwal and his ministers are crying hoarse over ration. However the fact is that the number of beneficiaries of public distribution system has gone down from 33.5 lakh during regime to 15 lakh now," he claimed.

Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia, Minister and spent the night at Anil Baijal's office to press for their three demands.

They have asked Baijal for direction to IAS officers to end their "strike", action against officers who have struck work for "four months" and approval to doorstep ration delivery scheme.

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 20:20 IST