Amid speculations that former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member Kumar Vishwas may join BJP, he has on Wednesday clarified that he is currently out of India and there is no need to repeat the news before every election. It was widely specualted that Kumar Vishwas may join BJP ahead of the February 8 Delhi polls. The founding member of AAP, Vishwas had quit the party after a rife with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the style of functioning of the party. It was speculated before the Lok Sabha polls that Vishwas might campaign for BJP in Delhi.
Earlier, it was also speculated that Vishwas will be given a Rajya Sabha ticket by the saffron party. Since the time Vishwas had left the AAP, he is believed to be close to the BJP. While he has taken on AAP chief Kejriwal more than once, he has openly supported the government in many of its initiatives, including surgical strikes, which was questioned by AAP.
On Wednesday, Vishwas also taunted Kejriwal and said that those who questioned the Army are now celebrating their valour. Referring to the upcoming Delhi Polls, Vishwas said that polls are a bad game, it forces people to shift sides. Vishwas' comment came after Kejriwal in a Twitter post said that he salutes the courage and determination of the Indian Army.
चुनाव भी क्या ज़ालिम चीज़ है, सेना के पराक्रम पर सवाल उठाकर पूरी दुनिया में भारत और भारत की सेना को कठघरे में खड़े करने वाले सेना को बधाई दे रहे हैं 😂😂👎 https://t.co/lVuqe0v4QH— Dr Kumar Vishvas (@DrKumarVishwas) January 15, 2020