July 6, 2022

The Delhi Prime Court docket Tuesday termed as “utterly frivolous” and brushed aside a petition filed by way of a Congress chief searching for a high-level enquiry towards the Aam Aadmi Birthday party (AAP) and Delhi Leader Minister Arvind Kejriwal, alleging that they have got hyperlinks with Khalistani separatists.

A bench of Appearing Leader Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla additionally requested the recommend for the petitioner to not record such frivolous petitions.

“On your petition, you assert that the government are cognisant of the letter of erstwhile Leader Minister of Punjab to the Union House Minister. The place is the query of we directing for any enquiry? Please do not record such frivolous petitions. It’s utterly frivolous. Is there any reason why to assume that government is not going to take motion or aren’t taking motion?” the bench mentioned whilst brushing aside the petition.

The courtroom used to be listening to a petition filed by way of Congress chief Jagdish Sharma searching for an investigation into the allegations that AAP and its Convenor Kejriwal have hyperlinks with banned organisation Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) and different Khalistani forces and feature gained finances from them to contest the elections in Punjab.

The petition referred to a letter written by way of former Punjab Leader Minister Charanjeet Singh Channi leveling the similar allegations and previous AAP chief Kumar Vishwas’ observation at the identical strains.

“One letter of Gurpant Singh Pannu, the founder member of Sikhs for Justice used to be additionally discovered the place it used to be written that SFJ has given its strengthen to AAP within the elections to the state meeting on 2017 and in a similar way in those elections too, the SFJ has exhorted the voters to vote for Aam Aadmi Birthday party.

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“Bearing in mind this letter, the Leader Minister of Punjab has additionally written a letter to Amit Shah (House Minister) for investigating this subject, this is, the relationship of Aam Aadmi Birthday party and its convenor Arvind Kejriwal with those separatist forces,” the petition filed thru suggest Rudra Vikram Singh mentioned.

It mentioned taking into account the seriousness of the allegation, the house minister has answered to the erstwhile CM of Punjab assuring him of thorough investigation within the subject, and added that taking into account the existence danger to the whistleblower Kumar Vishwas, the House Ministry has equipped Y Class safety to him.

“The allegations had been such severe in nature that High Minister Narendra Modi had additionally made a statement to pay attention to those separatist forces and the celebration who’s supported by way of those separatist forces. Regardless of the allegations being so severe in nature and there could also be a safety danger to the rustic by way of this Aam Aadmi Birthday party and Birthday party Leader Arvind Kejriwal, no enquiry has been initiated by way of the Central Govt,” it mentioned.

The petition additionally sought transient suspension of AAP’s reputation and likewise bar the celebration from contesting any elections until the enquiry is finished.

The Aam Aadmi Birthday party has made a blank sweep in Punjab after successful 92 of the 117 meeting seats.

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Revealed on: Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 04:54 PM IST

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