DDCA row: AAP firm on stand against Arun Jaitley

New Delhi, Jan 5: Aam Aadmi Party today said it was "firm" on its stand that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was "involved in corruption" in DDCA and said it would explain its position in court.

The party's reactions came hours after Jaitley stated that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and five other AAP leaders have made "false and defamatory" statements and rejected the charge that he had siphoned off money from Delhi's cricket body DDCA for his own benefit.

AAP firm on stand against Jaitley

AAP had alleged financial irregularities in the DDCA following which Jaitely had sued Kejriwal, Sanjay Singh, Ashutosh, Kumar Vishwas, Raghav Chadha and Deepak Bajpai for defamation.

"He was involved in corruption in the DDCA and we are firm on what we have said. We will put forth and explain our stand in the court," AAP leader Sanjay Singh said.

In a jibe, AAP's Delhi unit convenor Dilip Pandey said Jaitley is "so free that he can visit the court and record statement when the country is facing economic hardships while he is heading the Finance Ministry".

The party also welcomed recommedations of the Lodha committee saying it will bring more transparency in functioning of BCCI and the government should soon implement it.


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