Tuesday, December 2, 2014

#BJP trying to terrorize our donors says #ArvindKejriwal of #AAP

Arvind Kejriwal has accused BJP of "terrorizing" those who have donated money to AAP.AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal hosted a Rs 20,000 per plate dinner for young professionals, diamond merchants and bankers in Mumbai last week."We collected Rs 91 lakh from the fund-raiser dinner last night. Rs 36 lakh were collected from donor passes, Rs 36 lakh was through cheque donation from those who came and our volunteers collected Rs 21 lakh," AAP leader Preeti Sharma Menon told PTI.To encourage donations, AAP is tweeting online donors' names with the hashtag #IFundHonestPolitics.

Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said his party will file a criminal defamation case against BJP which has alleged that AAP was diverting funds from NGOs of its leaders.He also blamed the  media for "arbitrary coverage" of the allegations leveled by the BJP.
After the Mumbai AAP had organized a fund raiser lunch for traders in Delhi with an entry fee of Rs 20,000 and collected a whopping sum of Rs 50 lakh,taking the total collection to Rs 1.41 crore in just two such events.Delhi BJP has called for a probe into such fund raising events.and accused AAP of diverting funds from NGOs of its leaders.
Through a  series of tweets AAP has raised election funding source of BJP as well.