AAP had a tough time in Delhi during their first term, when the Centre unable to digest it's defeat, did everything possible in it's powers to strangle and overthrow this government 1/16
Every effort was made through the dummy lieutenant governor to clamp down on all their progressive works, whether it was the mohalla clinics or CCTV cameras 2/16
The LG was given more powers than the elected chief minister and put in place only to sit over all the files for months without any action, while the media was pressed into service to attack AAP for making excuses, for not fulfilling promises as made. 3/16
The frustrated CM and his ministers then sat in the LG's office to get some of the files cleared.But AAP finally heaved a sigh of relief only when the supreme court restored most of the powers of the Delhi government,except three key areas, the police, law and order and land 4/16
The judgement also came only in 2018, after four years of intensely fighting for it. Only after which there was a smooth flow of work, enabling them to come back to power in 2020. 5/16
After AAP came back to power in 2020, beating BJP with a massive margin, the centre triggered riots in Delhi, as a way of punishing the minority for voting for AAP. There was a warning for the majority too, to vote on religious lines, not for work. 6/16
With all the Institutions, especially media and the Supreme court in Modi's pockets, AAP could only call for temporary truce and put their heads down and get to work. 7/16
Their silence on Shaheen Bagh, attacks on students in JNU and Jaamia, the riots, the abrogation of article 370 in J&K all was severely criticised, as if AAP had ANY say in it ! With the police & law & order out of their purview, they are REDUCED to the level of victims themselves
Sure they could have joined the victims and screamed against Modi/Shah, only to invite MORE WRATH not just the victims, but AAP's fledgling, half government as well. 9/16
It is difficult for many to get it, that AAP is alive on the strength of massive public support ONLY, which includes BOTH Muslims and Hindus. No party can survive with the support of JUST one, as congress discovered earlier and now BJP is discovering it 10/16
To jump back to its original self, it also needed the farmer's protests to give it momentum. The farmer's protests have revitalized EVERYONE, including AAP to launch a fresh attack on BJP. 11/16
The moment AAP announces that it will fight elections in six states, five of which has BJP government's, BJP goes into panic mode and comes up with a bill to reverse the Supreme court judgement and give the powers back to the LG. 12/16
Since the Modi government enjoys majority in the Lok Sabha, the bill curtailing Delhi government's powers will be passed and coercion of Rajya Sabha MP's, especially the congress, will get it passed there too. 13/16
Congress and alternate media on it's part are behaving as if the constitutional crisis is ok in Delhi , just because AAP is in power there ! As if congress has not suffered the same fate in Puducherry, where it could not hold on to power ! 14/16
Arvind Kejriwal has no choice but to come back to his original self and take to the streets to educate the citizens on the BJP's three point program to gain power by hook or crook. His "dharna politics" has been criticised extensively by the media and opposition too ! 15/16
BJP's three point program for power :

1) Use EVM's to win elections
2) If by some miracle BJP loses elections, then buy up the opposition MLA's to form power.
3) If both fail, like in Delhi, then use a back door entry to gain power !


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