and spokesperson Nawab Malik were responsible for the attack on the AAP state party office in Mumbai
Damania told media,the AAP had exposed an alleged scam in the power department headed by Maharashtra
Deputy Chief Minister and Sharad Pawar’s nephew Ajit Pawar in Nagpur that barely three days ago,
“We exposed their power scam. They (Sharad Pawar and Malik) seem to have got angry and instigated the
attack on our office,” Damania said.
However, refuting the allegation, Malik said in Mumbai that the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has already
issued show cause notice to party activists for the attack on the AAP office and necessary action would be
initiated against those responsible for it.
“Regarding the AAP’s agitation to sweep the NCP offices in the state, I appeal to them to sweep clean their
respective homes instead so that their domestic help can get a day off,” Malik said.
Malik referred to AAP leader Mayank Gandhi’s statement Saturday that party activists would adopt a Gandhian
form of retaliation and “sweep clean” all NCP offices in Maharashtra with brooms, the AAP’s poll symbol.
On Saturday, police stopped AAP activists from proceeding to an NCP office and detained them for several
On Sunday, there was a heated exchange and a minor scuffle between AAP and NCP activists when the former
trooped down with brooms to sweep the NCP office in Aurangabad.