PWD scam: BJP seeks Kejriwal’s resignation

Photo of the CM Arvind Kejriwal.

New Delhi: BJP legislator Manjinder Singh Sirsa today asked for the resignation of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal regarding his supposed involvement of his extended family members in the PWD scandal.

“It was most unfortunate that the man involved passed away two days ago, but as the scam has surfaced, it is for Kejriwal to take a call on moral ground, as payment of crores of rupees was made (in the PWD scam),” Sirsa said in a statement.

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The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) MLA alleged that Kejriwal’s brother-in-law, late Surendra Kumar Bansal’s company had presented fake bills worth crores of rupees against which payments were made.

Sirsa’s remarks came three days after the Delhi’s Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) registered three FIRs against Bansal, and senior Public Works Department (PWD) officers in connection with the alleged corruption of Rs 10 crore.

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