Hyderabad: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday said he will not support Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in his fight against the Centre's ordinance on control of services in Delhi as the Aam Aadmi Party chief follows "real Hindutva". He alleged that they lack political affiliations due to which the BJP is benefiting from "your anomalies".
Speaking to reporters here, the Hyderabad MP said, "I can never support Kejriwal... I know Kejriwal... He follows genuine Hindutva and not just liberal Hindutva," he said when asked if he would support Kejriwal in his fight against the central government's ordinance. "Why did Kejriwal support Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he abrogated Article 370? Didn't they know that a state has been divided into three union territories? He (Kejriwal) tried to show that he is the biggest Hindu. When Article 370 was abrogated, he supported the BJP. Why did Kejriwal support the BJP on Article 370?"
The AIMIM chief asked what the Ministry of External Affairs would tell Afghanistan, Nepal and Bangladesh on the 'Akhand Bharat' mural of India's new Parliament building depicting the influence of ancient Indian concept in its immediate neighbourhood. "Now that a mural of 'Akhand Bharat' has been installed in the new Parliament building, the BJP should tell when they are going to take over Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Nepal. When are you going to take PoK (Pakistan-occupied Kashmir)? When you put up a mural of 'Akhand Bharat', you should answer what you are doing in this direction. The Ministry of External Affairs will have to respond to this," he said.
To another question, Owaisi said he will discuss with party leaders and then take a decision on how many seats AIMIM will contest in the upcoming Assembly elections in Telangana.
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