18 May, 2021

Brooms And Boardrooms

Kejriwal and AAP have now trained their guns on India Inc. Where’ll this fight take them?

Jitender Gupta
Brooms And Boardrooms
outlookindia.com
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The David and Goliath story has been a most enduring one down the ages. Delhi’s chief minister Arvind Kejriwal this week made a move that clearly positioned him as the small man with the muffler taking on the richest man in India. The resident of Antilla, the tall skyscraper in Mumbai where India’s first business family lives, is the clear target in a political positioning that is both powerful and controversial.

In a dramatic move last week, the AAP government in Delhi directed its anti- corruption branch to file an FIR against Mukesh Ambani, chief of Reliance Ind­ustries Limited and Union oil minister Veerappa Moily among a few others. The charge: conspiracy to double gas prices in order to benefit, among others, RIL. Simultaneously, AAP’s Yogendra Yadav questioned...

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