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Kapil Mishra Vs AAP: Mishra Goes On Hunger Strike, Demands Details Of AAP Ministers' Foreign Trips
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May 10 , 2017 , 10:18 IST
[caption id="attachment_261778" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Kapil Mishra Sits On Hunger Strike 'Satyagraha'[/caption]
Suspended former minister Kapil Mishra continues his fight against alleged corruption in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and as he had announced earlier, from Wednesday morning he began a hunger strike Satyagraha, demanding details of foreign trips made by AAP leaders.
In a series of tweets, Mishra said, "If there is nothing to hide, then provide the details of foreign trips of five leaders. Also inform the public about the source of money. This matter is serious and related to the country and the law. You will have to make information public."
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"Until these details are made public and the truth comes out, I will do 'Satyagraha'. I am on hunger strike from Wednesday," he said
The specific AAP leaders whose foreign trips Mishra has sought details for are Sanjay Singh, Ashish Khetan, Raghav Chadha, Satyendar Jain and Durgesh Pathak .
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Mishra had begun his string of allegations from saying that he witnessed state health minister Satyendra Jain handover Rs 2 crore in cash to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and later added details of a land purchasing scam involving Kejriwal's brother-in-law.
AAP spokesperson Sanjay Singh had denied all the allegations made by Mishra, claiming that BJP was influencing the former water minister. However, Kejriwal has yet to respond to the claims made by Mishra. In the special Delhi Assembly Session called on Tuesday, the corruption allegations were not discussed at all while AAP MLAs focused on EVM tampering charges.