New Delhi [India]: The death by suicide of Delhi AAP Leader Sandeep Bharadwaj has turned into a slugfest between the Aam Aadmi Party and the BJP.
While Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said it was wrong to allege the AAP leader took his life as he was denied a party ticket to contest the upcoming MCD polls, BJP has alleged that Bhardwaj did not die by suicide but he was murdered..
Sandeep Bhardwaj’s body was found hanging at his residence in the national capital yesterday evening.
Addressing a press conference here today, the Delhi deputy chief minister Sisodia said, “This is very sad. Sandeep ji was close to me too. He used to play a very important role in the trade wing. You cannot connect the death with ticket, it’s wrong.”
Sisodia was responding to a question that the AAP leader Bharadwaj committed suicide because he was denied ticket to contest the municipal corporation elections.
BJP leader Manoj Tiwari today alleged that Bhardwaj did not die by suicide.
“I believe it is not suicide but murder. Sandeep Bhardwaj was assured ticket. Evidence doesn’t make it look like suicide. It’s also coming to the knowledge that a ticket for that seat was sold. Abetting suicide is also like murder. AAP chief and leadership have committed sin,” said Tiwari.
Delhi Police said that a PCR call was received from Kukreja Hospital, Rajouri Garden at 4.40 pm yesterday about 55 year-old Sandeep Bhardwaj being brought dead due to hanging at his residence.