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How BJP used leverage in Swati Maliwal case

By Vaseline May27,2024
How BJP used leverage in Swati Maliwal case

The recent assault case The complaint by Swati Maliwal, who has chaired the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW), has sparked national outrage and raised concerns about the safety of women in India. Swati Maliwal is an active MP of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), who said she was attacked by Bibhav Kumar at Delhi CM Aravind Kejriwal’s residence at night. It has led to a series of reactions from the public, political leaders and activists.

Swati Maliwal is an active MP of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), who said she was attacked by Bibhav Kumar at Delhi CM Aravind Kejriwal’s residence at night.

Bibhav Kumar, the personal assistant of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, has been accused of assaulting the AAP party member at Arvind Kejriwal’s residence. But many believe that Swati was in touch with the BJP.

Source: ThePrint

Before drawing any conclusion, we should put both parties in the spotlight, keeping the entire situation in mind. In a recent one interview Speaking to Hindustan Times, Delhi Lieutenant VK Saxena said he was disturbed by the media story on the incident. Saxena, who has a tense relationship with the AAP-ruled Delhi government, said Maliwal had called him and told, “her harrowing experience‘extensively out’pure suffering.’ This was stated in a press release issued by Raj Niwas in Delhi. Meanwhile, the Aam Aadmi Party claimed that Saxena’s recognition showed her links with the BJP.

AAP MP Atishi said at the press conference That ‘The BJP’s anti-corruption bureau has filed a case against Maliwal for illegally recruiting contractual workers for DCW. Charges were filed and the time for sentencing approached. We believe this led to the conspiracy to exploit this business. At the time of the hearing in the Hazari court, we drew attention to the dysfunction, the entire BJP machinery was put into action – from the Home Ministry to the Delhi Police..’

The detailed structure of Swati Maliwal case

According to the FIR, Swati Maliwal visited Arvind Kejriwal’s house on May 13 without prior notice. She was waiting for the CM at the salon when Kumar walked in unannounced and started shouting at her, then humiliated her. But then AAP came up with CCTV evidence of what happened during the fateful encounter, the story took a different turn as Swati was seen warning Kumar and other security members by saying, ‘I’ll see you all and eat your job if you try to touch me.’

Swati was seen warning Kumar and other security members saying, ‘I’ll see you all and eat your job if you try to touch me.’

Three days after this incident, Swati filed an FIR against Bibhav Kumar. In the complaint, Swati made some serious allegations. She mentioned thatKumar did not relent and repeatedly kicked me in my stomach, chest and pelvic area. I was in tremendous pain, I asked him to stop, but he didn’t‘. Going through the footage, we see that Kumar tried to explain to her (‘We ask you, we ask you: you are an educated person, why should we harm you?‘).

Source: Federal News

Kumar also filed a case against Swati Maliwal, alleging that she later abused him with the intention of assaulting him. ‘The court repeatedly asked the police for a copy of the FIR Bibhav Kumar’s request, but no copy was provided. The court has extended the deadline until tomorrow morning. However, Delhi Police said the FIR is too sensitive to be submitted to the court or handed over to the suspect. The BJP has given this FIR to all media channels but now they cannot submit the same FIR in the court.’ he added.

BJP condemns the attack on Swati Maliwal and calls for accountability

Ironically, the BJP was once speechless over the attack on Manipur, but now it has openly condemned Swati Maliwal’s attack and demanded strict action against the perpetrator of the act. The AAP’s commitment to women’s safety was questioned by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders; they accused the party of abandoning one of its own well-known campaigners in defense of women’s rights.

The BJP spokesperson emphasized how ironic it was for a party member who is in a position to claim that he or she is committed to women’s issues, to attack a champion of women’s rights. They called for a thorough investigation into what happened to ensure justice for Maliwal, blaming AAP for protecting misbehaving individuals.

As a result, it emphasizes the importance of political parties holding their members accountable while creating an atmosphere of safety and respect for women within them. The AAP-led Delhi government was urged to take swift steps to address the issue to make Delhi safer for its women residents. This incident has opened up discussions on the safety of women in politics, giving the BJP an opportunity to not only question AAP’s leadership and commitment on gender issues, but also reaffirms their commitment when it comes to To make India a safe haven for women.

But the case has much broader and some particularly embarrassing implications for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), known for its progressive finesse and outspoken commitment to gender equality. The party quickly distanced itself from Kumar’s act, initiated an investigation and started investigating. On the other hand, many party members have extended their support to Maliwal, stating that it reflects their commitment to women’s safety and rights. But the incident has provoked much internal strife and raised questions about how smoothly the party can navigate a crisis. Opposition parties condemned the AAP for this and demanded action and also greater responsibility.

Source: Hindustan Times

First and foremost, we must understand that the Swati Maliwal case is not just another case of gender-based abuse. In recent years, India has made some progress in protecting women as it collaborated with various organizations, established more police stations for women and took stricter action against misconduct.

But every now and then some things shake our confidence in the government. In the Swati Maliwal case, her recent experience has brought to light some important issues. Her private accounts of harassment as a leading women’s rights advocate show that no woman can ever be impervious to these dangers, whether she is an ordinary person or a well-known and influential one. This story highlights two broad issues: how widespread sexual violence against women is and how it is perpetuated by institutions.

This story highlights two broad issues: how widespread sexual violence against women is and how it is perpetuated by institutions.

It is not for us, individuals in the media, to determine this because we cannot simply throw people’s favor into situations like the one involving Swati Maliwal. While we must acknowledge the increasing attitude of the BJP towards Swati’s case, it is also confusing because the same party was silent in the Brij Bushan case or the Manipur case. Their retaliation may be the reason behind many unfolding truths. The Swati Maliwal case is more about exploiting privilege than about women’s safety in India.


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