The disagreement between the BJP and AAP over a makeshift Hanuman temple at Chandni Chowk continued Monday with every attacking the opposite over the PWD submitting a police criticism wherein it termed the construction an “impediment” in executing a beautification mission.
Senior AAP chief Durgesh Pathak charged that the BJP exerted strain via the LG workplace to get the Public Works Division (PWD) to lodge a police criticism in opposition to the construction, an allegation the BJP termed “hilarious”.
A prefabricated, steel-made construction was put in by unknown individuals on central verge of Most important Chandni Chowk on February 18.
The construction has come up near the spot the place an previous temple of the deity was demolished after court docket order to pave approach for Chandni Chowk beautification mission being carried out by PWD.
Delhi BJP spokesperson Praveen Shankar Kapoor discovered Pathak’s assertion “hilarious” and reflective of his frustration.
“After getting uncovered that Arvind Kejriwal authorities’s PWD has written a letter to the Delhi Police in opposition to the re-established Mandir, it clearly stands established that Aam Aadmi Occasion proper from the start didn’t need to see this Hanuman Mandir in Chandni Chowk,” he mentioned.
Pathak, nevertheless, hit out on the BJP alleging the North Delhi Municipal Company (NDMC) dominated by the social gathering first paved the best way for demolition of previous Hanuman temple and was now indulging in “soiled” politics over the brand new temple.
“The BJP via LG workplace, pressured the PWD engineer to file the police criticism and now it’s enacting drama over the entire situation and blaming the Delhi authorities,” Pathak charged.
The PWD in a criticism to Kotwali police station, requested for motion on the prefabricated construction saved in Chandni Chowk.
“This construction is principally an impediment within the theme of (the) mission and positioned with out intimation and permission from mission executing authorities. On this regard, it’s requested to take essential motion on the earliest in order that the mission may be executed throughout the timeline,” said the criticism.
Police had mentioned that “authorized motion” within the matter was taken though no case was registered.