The BJP and Congress’ Delhi unit hit out on the AAP authorities over waterlogging in varied locations of town following the heaviest spell of rains this monsoon on Thursday, holding it accountable for the state of affairs.
The AAP, nonetheless, tried to shift the blame to BJP-ruled civic our bodies by claiming that the municipal companies are accountable for cleansing 98 per cent of drains and so they haven’t finished their job regardless of funds being sanctioned for it.
Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta tweeted a video purportedly exhibiting some males crossing a waterlogged underpass in Tughlaqabad on a bullock cart.
Along with the video clip, he tweeted, “Due to waterlogging Tughalaqabad people are resorting to riding a bullock cart. Delhi is jammed and the AAP government is responsible for it. Delhi is suffering due to failed policies of the Arvind Kejriwal government.”
Delhi Congress president Anil Kumar too tweeted the identical video and rhetorically requested the chief minister who will probably be held accountable for it.
“Delhi, our Delhi. Just thinking who will Kejriwalji hold responsible for it. Will Nehru again have to go to witness box? One thing is sure, Kejriwal ji will not work,” Kumar tweeted in Hindi.
MP and former Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari additionally alleged that the Delhi authorities has “failed” to sort out the waterlogging drawback in the nationwide capital.
Tweeting a listing purportedly detailing the jurisdiction of various companies on desilting of drains, Tiwari mentioned, “The data shows that out of 3,737 km drainage network in the city, 2,588 km is with Delhi government.”
“Also roads more than 60 feet are with AAP government where most waterlogging cases were reported even today,” he wrote on the microblogging website.
However, AAP Political Affairs Committee member Durgesh Pathak mentioned, “It has become a habit of the BJP and Congress to blame the Kejriwal government for everything.”
“BJP-ruled MCD has the responsibility of cleaning 98 per cent of the drains. Then why have they not done it despite sanctioning of all required funds by us? My only advice to them is that if they are not able to handle MCD, they should give it to us. We will do it in the same budget in a much better way,” he mentioned.
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