Delhi, August 2: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA from Delhi's Karawal Nagar, Kapil Mishra has been disqualified from Delhi Legislative Assembly on the grounds of defection. Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel issued an order to disqualify him under the 10th Schedule to the Constitution, also known as 'Anti-Defection Law'. Delhi MLA Kapil Mishra Sparks Row, Calls For Violence Against Shehla Rashid, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Others In Poem Online (Watch Video).
Earlier, Chief Minister Arvid Kejriwal on Sunday while addressing a gathering said that AAP’s youngest Political Affairs Committee (PAC) member Durgesh Pathak will be contesting the upcoming assembly elections from Karawal Nagar.
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Kapil Mishra, MLA from Delhi's Karawal Nagar disqualified from Legislative Assembly of Delhi on the grounds of defection. (file pic) pic.twitter.com/M39h4flRAz
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“Mai samajhta hu ki, peechli baar Kapil Mishra ke vajay se jo kami reh gayi, wo ab ye Durgesh saari kami aapki poori karenge,” Kejriwal said, while speaking to Karawal Nagar residents.