Delhi CM Kejriwal resigns; to lead caretaker government for next 5-6 days more
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal resigned yesterday from his post saying he was hurt as Jan Lokpal Bill was not allowed to be tabled in the legislative assembly. Kejriwal and his six cabinet ministers have submitted their resignations to the Lieutenant Governor Najib Jung.
LG has asked Kejriwal to remain on his post and run a care
take government till his resignation is formally accepted. According to
various reports Delhi
is set to be under the rule of this AAP led care
take government for the maximum period of next 5-6 days.
Kejriwal while addressing his party workers said that both the
Congress and the main opposition BJP was responsible for not letting the
Janlokpal Bill to be presented in the Assembly.
However, the Congress,
which was supporting the AAP-led government from the outside and the BJP
blamed accused Kejriwal of ignoring the Constitution while bringing the
Janlokpal bill in the house.
Both the parties said that had Kejriwal government followed the Constitution, they would have supported Jan Lokpal Bill.
After Kejriwal's resignation, now it has to be seen whether the Delhi
LG Jung will dissolve the Assembly or invite the BJP to form the next
government in the state.
Currently in the 70-member Delhi Assembly BJP has 32 members, AAP has
27 members, Congress has 8 members and there are three independents
including former AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binni.