Panaji: Aam Aadmi Party National Convener Arvind Kejriwal on Monday adviced Congress leader P Chidambaram to “stop crying.”
“Sir, Rona Band Kijiye, Hay re, mar gaye re, hamare vote kat diye re (Please stop crying) Goans will vote where they see hope. Cong is hope for BJP, not Goans. 15 out of 17 MLAs switched to BJP. Cong guarantee every vote to Cong will be safely delievered to BJP. To vote BJP , route thro Cong for safe delivery,” Kejriwal tweeted, hours after Chdiambaram termed AAP as a vote cutter in Goa polls.
Earlier on Monday morning, Chidambaram had said “My assessment that the AAP (and the TMC) will only fracture the non-BJP vote in Goa has been confirmed by Mr Arvind Kejriwal. The contest in Goa is between Congress and BJP,” he said.
“Those who want a regime change (after 10 years of misrule) will vote for the Congress. Those who want the regime to continue will vote for the BJP,” Chidambaram said in a series of tweets.
The choice before the voter in Goa is stark and clear, he said. Do you want a regime change or not, the Congress leader asked.
Congress is contesting upcoming Goa polls in an alliance with Goa Forward Party while AAP has not forged any pre-poll tie up.
Kejriwal had said , if required, his party would go for post poll alliance with non-BJP political outfits in case of fractured mandate.