Delhi Congress meets President, seeks FIR against AAP government

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New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Delhi Congress leaders on Thursday met President Pranab Mukherjee and sought his intervention to register an FIR against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government, including Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, over corruption allegations by the Shunglu Committee.

“Met Rashtrapati ji requesting him to intervene for registration of FIR against Kejriwal government on corruption found by Shunglu Committee,” Ajay Maken, who led the Congress delegation to the meeting, said on his Twitter account.

In the memorandum submitted to the President, Maken appealed to the President of India to file FIR against Kejriwal, his ministerial colleagues and Delhi government officials under the Prevention of Corruption Act, following their indictment by the Shunglu Committee report.

“The Shunglu Committee report, which examined 404 files of the Delhi government, has indicted the Kejriwal Government on various cases of corruption, nepotism and gross abuse of official position by various public servants within the AAP government, including the Chief Minister of Delhi,” said Maken after meeting Mukherjee.

The Shunglu Committee had raised questions on several appointments by the Delhi government and had also found irregularities in allotment of government bungalows.

–IANS

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