Delhi Budget: Sidelined in party, now BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha to guide Kejriwal govt

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New Delhi, Mar 9: Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party party has roped in BJP leader Yashwant Sinha to guide State govt on forthcoming Delhi Budget. Reportedly, Kejriwal govt has asked Sinha who has been relegated to margins by Modi government, to act 'margdarshak'.

According to a ET report, AAP government's Delhi Dialogue Commission is constantly in touch with BJP veteran and former Finance Minister. Sinha will guide Finance department led by deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia to deal with the intricacies of the Budget.

Yashwant Sinha to guide Kejriwal govt?

When asked about the development, BJP veteran accepted that he has been consulted by the Delhi Government which has to present Budget on March 28.

Yashwant Sinha was quoted as saying, "Since I have been finance minister, they think I will be able to explain the intricacies of the Budget to the legislators".

Octogenerain leader Yashwant Sinha has been criticising Modi government after he was sidlined in the party . Sinha along with other BJP leaders including Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi have been sulking as they were not inducted into Modi government when party took the guard in 2014.

Recently, Sinha tore into Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, saying there is no dialogue and they may meet the same fate as the Indira Gandhi-led Congress which was drubbed in the elections after Emergency.

"There is absolutely no scope of no dialogue... This is the great strength of Indian democracy. There will be aberrations here and there, there might be concerns about the present situation. But the great Indian society will take care of it and consign to dust those who do not believe in dialogue in India," Sinha who was finance minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government said.

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