New Delhi, Jan 30: Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday launched a scathing attack on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ahead of the February 7 assembly polls in Delhi. Speaking to reporters, Sitharaman said the BJP never runs away from debates unlike the AAP, the DNA of which is known to shoot and scoot. [Delhi assembly election 2015 special coverage]
The leader also told the Headlines Today that there was no neck-to-neck fight between the BJP and AAP as some media channels were showing and it was the BJP which is leading the fight by a long distance. [Delhi polls: BJP to hold 250 rallies in 7 days, PM Modi to address 4 rallies]
Sitharaman backed the BJP's chief ministerial candidate, Kiran Bedi, a former supercop, saying she has a good understanding of Delhi's administration unlike Arvind Kejriwal, the AAP chief and former chief minister of the state, who has lost trust among the people.