Brushing off Harshvardhan's criticism of the Congres government in Delhi, Revenue Minister Arvind Singh said that Harshvardhan was a "CM in waiting." He said that the people of Delhi would never support a party that is 'riddled with infighting.'
Terming him as a non-performer, Singh said that Harshvardhan had failed to set up a single hospital in Delhi while he was the Health Minister from 1993 to 1998. "He could not set up a single hospital in Delhi as Health minister. BJP has been talking about his contribution to polio eradication in Delhi. It was a centrally-sponsored scheme. How can he be given credit for it?" Singh said.
Cong: Harshvardhan was appointed on the behest of RSS
He even added that the drop-out rate of students in schools had gone up when Harshvardhan was in charge of the education department. "He has not contributed anything significant to the BJP government," Singh said.
Singh said that Vardhan was named as the chief ministerial candidate only at the behest of the RSS.
"It is now clear that everything in the BJP is dictated by the RSS. RSS was behind naming Modi as BJP's prime ministerial candidate. The same happened with Harshvardhan too," he said.