‘I was punched, kicked by AAP members’: Kapil Mishra after being marshaled out of Delhi Assembly
NEW DELHI: Chaos reigned in Delhi’s Legislative Assembly while AAP lawmakers allegedly assaulted rebel group member Kapil Mishra and clashed with members of the opposition Wednesday.
The assembly, which met to discuss the bill on the tax on goods and services (GST) was disrupted when a group of lawmakers AAP attacked collectively Mishra after lifting a bill with allegations of corruption against the head of the AAP , Arvind Kejriwal. One of them even tried to strangle her. Members of the opposition parties intervened to save Mishra, resulting in a fight between the two groups.
Moments after the drama in the Chamber, Kapil Mishra was created in the leadership of President Ram Niwas Goel. Once out, Mishra said he had been attacked by members of the AAP who were infuriated in their campaign against Delhi Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other party leaders.
“I did not get a chance to speak in the Chamber, so I asked for a special session at Ramlila Maidan. Suddenly, they (the AAP legislators) rushed … I was pushed, and I hit some of them gave me a kick “Kejriwal was laughing inside the Assembly … I was beaten in instructions (Deputy Minister) Manish Sisodia,” he claimed.
This is not the first time that the dismissed minister was at the end of the violence. Earlier this month, he was attacked by an alleged “defense of the AAP” at his residence during a hunger strike.