New Delhi, Feb 14: Expelled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Vinod Kumar Binny voted along with the party legislators for tabling the Jan Lokpal bill in the assembly Friday after a whip was issued.
The bill was however not been tabled as most legislators were against it. A total of 42 members were against the move while 27 – the AAP legislators and Binny – were for it.
Following the development, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal later announced his resignation.
Binny had rebelled against the party and accused it of not fulfilling the poll promises of water and power. He was expelled Jan 26.
Whip is a direction to ensure that the members stick to the party’s stand on certain issues and directs them to vote as per the direction of the leadership.