Vishwas Settles For Compromise With Kejriwal, To Stay Put In AAP
New Delhi: Putting an end to speculations, AAP leader and poet Kumar Vishwas chose to remain in the party as he and Arvind Kejriwal have successfully buried the hatchet. The decision was taken on Wednesday after AAP’s political affairs committee meeting discussed the matter.
In addition to this, AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan, who alleged that Vishwas was trying to break the party, was also suspended, and also a committee was formed to look into allegations against him and statements he made against Kumar Vishwas.
Kumar Vishwas was also appointed as in charge of Rajasthan for upcoming assembly elections in the State. These decisions were taken at the PAC meeting, which was held with an aim to take some crucial decisions on the infighting and also bring about structural changes in the party.
Since the Delhi civic polls results were announced, a rift in the party came to light. A few MLAs’ offered to resign from the party after the poll debacle. However, the issue of founder member Vishwas indicated that there is something seriously wrong within the party. Kumar Vishwas on Tuesday accused senior leaders of conspiring against him.
Amidst rumours that AAP is set to break vertically, Kejriwal on Tuesday night rushed to the house of Vishwas to pacify him. Senior party leaders were also present there.
Earlier, alleging a conspiracy against him, Vishwas indicated of his possible exit from the party. Defying party’s request not to take the issue to media, Vishwas went on telling the media that he was targeted and efforts are being made to tarnish his image.
Though Vishwas did not take any names, he indicated Okhla MLA Amanatullah Khan was the man behind those ganging up against him. Khan on Sunday alleged that Vishwas is conspiring to break the party and plotting a coup against Kejriwal.