Donning a white Gandhian cap, Kejriwal pretends to be a saviour of aam aadmi, which can be made out from the words, 'main aam aadmi hoon' inscribed on it. “The cap symbolises our politicians who are dishonest to the country and Kejriwal has proved that he belongs to the same breed. He is misusing public donation which came from his anti-corruption movement,” said Bikram Kaul, social activist.
What have Kejriwal and his team achieved so far? Currently, he picked Robert Vadra, son-in-law of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi by raising questions of 'undue benefits' from real estate company DLF and inflated electricity bills. He has shown his political jaws by taking on what many see to be a careful quieten on India’s most powerful political family.
“He is playing his strengths and addressing himself in front of TV cameras which have been helping his team throughout last year; even some media houses are cheering for his cause. This team has masterfully designated the media with mystery about the next episode and their style made for media splashes,” said Tanya Goel, another social activist.
She further said “I consider him a coward; he raised fingers on all with falsehood and unproved allegations. However, he has no courage to go to a court to prove his claims despite the presence of a high profile lawyer, Prashant Bhushan in his team.”
His party may have set an example to challenge mainstream political parties, but it is equally crucial for a new politician and his party to maintain credibility. Besides raising fingers on other politcians, what has Kejriwal achieved so far? Certainly nothing. India needs solutions, not a wave of allegation politics. Going by his actions, it seems the symbol of his party would be 'raised finger'.
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