New Delhi: Reacting sharply to Arvind Kejriwal's letter along with a cheque to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress on Thursday described it as "insulting" to the top office and said the former revenue officer should have written to his immediate senior officer on this issue.
"Kejriwal writting his letter to Prime Minister is insulting the office of the Prime Minister. I don't know what designation Kejriwal held when he was in service. He should have written to his immediate superior officer in government who would have been the competent authority to take note of it," party spokesperson Rashid Alvi told reporters in New Delhi.
Returning over Rs 9 lakh in dues to settle the issue of his resignation from the IRS, Kejriwal had sent a cheque of Rs 9,27,787 along with a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking him not to trouble his friends who had given him an interest-free loan to settle the dues.
Alvi also took a jibe at former IPS officer Kiran Bedi, another Team Anna member, saying that tomorrow she may also write to the Prime Minister after returning the excess amount she has taken from the NGOs....more
12:49 AM, Nov 04, 2011
New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday returned over Rs 9 lakh in dues to settle the issue of his resignation from the IRS, insisting that he was doing so in protest and it does not mean he has accepted any mistake. Kejriwal sent a cheque of Rs 9,27,787 along with a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, asking him not to "trouble" his six friends, including Magsaysay winner Harish Hande,...
08:17 PM, Nov 03, 2011