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Why Kejriwal adamant on holding Assembly session outside Vidhan Sabha?
Delhi High Court and the state's L-G Najib Jung have vetoed Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's ambitious plan to hold a day long session of the state's Assembly to discuss Janlokpal Bill outside the Vidhan Sabha, which is the designated place.

Kejriwal while giving the reason for holding the Assembly session at Indira Gandhi Indoor stadium had said that he wanted a large number commoners to be witness to this historic event of discussion on Janlokpal Bill.

Even after his plans got rejected by the Delhi L-G, the Delhi Govt. insisted that it was going ahead with its earlier decision and denied any reconsideration.  

Holding a day long Assembly session outside Vidhan Sabha will cost the exchequer around Rs 50 Lakh. Even the High Court has questioned the government on spending extra money in holding the session outside.

Now an important question arises here, despite so many ifs and buts, hurdles; why the Arvind Kejriwal is adamant on holding Assembly session outside the Vidhan Sabha.

AAP MLA, Akhilesh Pati Tripathy while explaining the reason behind why it has become unavoidable for the Delhi Govt. to hold the session outside the Vidhan Sabha, said, “We want that common man should witness this historic decision. It will be a historic occasion which we want as many public as possible to witness. It's not unconstitutional.”

Contrary to the views of the AAP-led government, the Congress which is giving outside support to Kejriwal's government and the main opposition BJP are not in favour of holding Assembly's session outside the Vidhan Sabha citing many reasons.

Why the Congress thinks that it is absolutely an unnecessary step to hold a day long session not inside the Vidhan Sabha but somewhere else?

Former Congress MLA AK Walia said, “ Everything has a proper constitutional way and procedure. These people (AAP) wanted to delay this Bill as they don't have any intention of passing this bill. They are now only concentrating on upcoming General Elections. If every state government starts raising its demands in this way than it will create problem for the Central Govt.”

On the same issue BJP leader Vijay Kumar Malhotra said that what what AAP government wants is truly an anarchism. “We are up for the bill and wanted that this bill must be passed. We ourself supported this bill in the Parliament. I think that if they wanted to pass the bill than it should be done constitutionally, and what they are doing is truly an anarchist way of doing things.”

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