EVM hacking a ploy to divert public attention: Ajay Maken
New Delhi, May 10: The EVM hacking show by AAP was an attempt to divert public attention from the issues of alleged mis-governance and corruption that the party is grappled with, the Delhi Congress said on Tuesday.
He also alleged how issues like increasing cases of dengue, alleged water and power shortage and metro fare hike were not discussed "as Kejriwal was only diverting public attention from governance-failure and corruption".
"All doubts regarding EVMs can be put before the Election Commission on May 12, instead of wasting the precious time of the Assembly, convened at enormous cost to the exchechequer," he said.
Maken said that "Kejriwal has been rattled by the bribery charge levelled against him by sacked water minister Kapil Mishra and the Special Session seemed to have been convened to divert the attention of the people."
Maken said that "if any further proof was required of the AAPs sliding popularity it was seen in the Municipal Corporations of Delhi elections when the AAP, enjoying a brute majority in the Delhi Assembly, could only muster 48 out of 270 seats."