After Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Raghav Chadha challenged Goa Power Minister Nilesh Cabral for a debate over the electrical energy fashions of each the states on Monday, Cabral stated he is able to debate with “like-minded people”, however not the “one who’s not connected” with the problem.
“I don’t have any problem in debating with the like-minded people who understand the power problems of Delhi and Goa. I don’t seek to debate with one who’s not connected to it. Delhi power minister is welcome for the debate. I haven’t challenged anybody,” stated Cabral.
Earlier as we speak, Chadha stated he is able to have a debate with Cabral over the Delhi electrical energy mannequin as in comparison with the Goa one, however the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) excessive command is not giving permission.
“I informed Goa power minister that I will be debating with him on the topic of Kejriwal electricity model vs Goa electricity model of the BJP and I will reach Goa by 2 pm on November 17. But now he seems to be running away from the debate,” stated Chadha.
“BJP high command is not giving permission to Goa Power Minister Cabral for the debate, which was originally his idea. I now urge BJP high command as well as Mr Cabral to readily accept this challenge and let me know the venue and time of this debate,” he added.
Earlier, a disagreement occurred on social media between the chief ministers of Delhi and Goa on November 11-12, with Arvind Kejriwal accusing his Goan counterpart of ignoring native voices beneath “the Centre’s diktat”, in return being accused by Dr Pramod Sawant of doing “divisive politics”.
The spat started on Twitter final Wednesday after Delhi Chief Minister responded to a information portal’s tweet citing Sawant, a BJP member, as saying that “Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal should first fix issues of pollution in his area before getting worried about Goa.”
There has been an ongoing feud in Goa between the ruling BJP and Kejriwal’s AAP over environmental points, particularly the railway “double-tracking project” contained in the protected forest areas.