New Delhi, April 4: BJP leader Kiran Bedi has backed Prashant Bhushan, who was recently removed from Aam Aadmi Party national executive and various party positions. Taking a swipe at Arvind Kejriwal for his autocratic style of functioning, former IPS officer said that now people must have known why i left the party.
Hours after Bhushan wrote a letter to party chief Arvind Kejriwal saying that god and history will not forgive what you are doing to the party, former IPS officer came out in full support to the rebel leader.
Taking a dig at Kejriwal-led AAP which has been pushed to wall by various warring faction recently, Bedi wrote on twitter, "Why do you think I and even a few others left the group early on?".
(Why do you think I and even a few others left the group early on?) @mmdvv: your comments on Prashant Bhushan's open letter to Kejriwal ?”— Kiran Bedi (@thekiranbedi) April 4, 2015
(Its a choice being made on where to spend time on--waste it or invest on creativity?) @mmdvv: supporters of Kejriwal are very aggressive..— Kiran Bedi (@thekiranbedi) April 4, 2015
Earlier Bhushan wrote a letter, where he made point to point rebuttal of Kejriwal's charge at National Council (NC) meeting . Bhushan accused AAP chief of making "false and inflammatory" allegations against him, his father Shanti Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav at the meeting.
On Tuesday, party had sacked dissident leader Yogendra Yadav as chief spokesperson of the party and also removed rebel leaders Prashant Bhushan, Anand Kumar as spokespersons while announcing a new 20-member panel packed with Arvind Kejriwal loyalists to interact with the media.
The removal of Yadav, Bhushan and Kumar came four days after they were expelled as National Executive members during the partys National Council meeting after being accused of indulging in anti-party activities. Bhushan was on Sunday removed as the chief of partys disciplinary committee.
Bhushan and Yadav were sacked from the partys Political Affairs Committee of the party on March 4.