New Delhi: In a major embarrassment for the Aam Aadmi Party, a woman volunteer on Sunday slapped party leader Sanjay Singh during a campaign for the MCD elections. The woman alleged that some leaders had asked her for money in lieu of a party ticket for the upcoming elections. Speaking with a local TV channel, she said despite being a dedicated volunteer she was asked for money for a party ticket.
She said she had the recordings that she showed to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, but he refused to believe that the recordings were authentic, she claimed.
“I slapped Sanjay Singh as all my attempts to raise the issue of alleged corruption in the party went unheard. I tried meeting the top brass including Arvind Kejriwal and Sanjay Singh, but no one was willing to listen to me,” she said after the incident.
As the video suggests, she allegedly wanted to assault him further, but party workers rescued Singh from the onslaught.
Meanwhile, the AAP top-brass has condemned the incident. Reacting to the incident. AAP’s spokesperson Dilip Pandey said assault of any type would not be able to stop the party from winning.
“The incident was shameful and we condemn it strongly. No amount of verbal or physical assault shall stop AAP’s road to victory in Rajouri Garden bypoll,” he said.
Though a PCR call was made, no written complaint has been submitted by Sanjay Singh in the matter. The police are investigating the matter.