Kumar Vishwas denies rumours of joining BJP


Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Vishwas on Tuesday denied runours that he was joining the BJP ahead of elections in Uttar Pradesh in 2017.

His clarification came after some reports suggested a rift between him and the Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, who gave his birthday bash a miss on Wednesday night.

Vishwas told jantakareporter.com, “There were people from all political parties. Leaders from BJP and Congress turned up. Then there were heads of news channels and other senior journalists. Does it mean I am joining all of those media housee?”

On Arvind Kejriwal not attending his birthday party, Vishwas said that it was because he had a long day and was tired after returning home late.

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Aam Aadmi Party’s flambouyant leader Kumar Vishwas celebrated his birthday on 10 February with a style.

Among the 500-plus guests, who turned up at a posh private party in Delhi’s Chanakyapuri on Wednesday night included some of the top names from Indian politics, entertainment and media.

They included the union minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad, former UPA minister Kamal Nath, National Security advisor, Ajit Doval, industrialist Navin Jindal, BJP MP and singer Manoj Tiwari, BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha and several other BJP leaders.

The suspended BJP MP, Kirti Azad, who’s currently launched a war against his party leader Arun Jaitley, could not make it but his wife was there to represent him.

Singer Malini Awasthi too was seen at the party.

Manoj Tiwari regaled the crowd in presence of Ajit Doval with his favourite numbers including his own rendition of Kumar Vishwas’ composition ‘Koi Deewana Kehta Hai.’