Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Re: [IAC#RG] Whither "rule of law" in AAP

Can we know the detailed facts about the Swiss bank account that you have referred to.

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> On 31-Mar-2015, at 3:52 pm, Sarbajit Roy <> wrote:
> Dear Mr. Jain
> As you know IAC is deeply committed to secularism and socialism. Our
> former comrades who set up AAP also professed to similar ideals and
> ideology. However, there was deep disagreement between us over a)
> joining politics, b) Lokpal, c) personality based movements.
> That with all political parties now exposing themselves to be corrupt
> and personality based, and also since Lokpal has been sidelined/put in
> cold storage, the parameters for any united citizen movement will have
> to be redrawn, and we are engaged in exploring that with like-minded
> persons groups.
> Initially in Sept 2013 IAC had thought we would focus on RTI movement
> and reviving it - but that is now out of the question. After that
> there was an agitation against Land Acquisition Act - but we inquired
> and found that the persons behind the agitation were mostly the usual
> professional foreign financed anti-national NGO haramis acting for
> certain political parties or corporates, so we could not associate
> with them.
> The latest developments in AAP indicate "cleansing" and "reevaluation"
> in both AAP's camps. AAP has effectively split.
> Every grassroot worker and "son of the soil" knows if an earthworm is
> cut into 2 portions, the "head" can grow a tail and the "tail" can
> also grow a head - and both can continue to fertilise the soil by
> their shitting and aeration. Accordingly, I shall not comment on
> Arvind's Biblical allusions to King Solomon made in his speech.
> I can assure you and everybody else:-
> a) That IAC's name and banners will not be used, or allowed to be
> used, for any new formation unless it is unquestionably essential in
> the national interest,
> b) That IAC will be apolitical,
> c) That IAC will be secular,
> d) That IAC will be "anti-colonial",
> e) That IAC will respect and observe 'Hindutva', ie. Indian-ness
> f) That IAC will henceforth never again be placed in a situation where
> the body has more than 1 head.
> We shall also not deviate from our IAC Manifesto or our IAC Code of
> Conduct, or at least not without wide and honest internal debate and
> discussion.
> NB: We defend IAC's name very strictly and vigorously. We have just
> fought a massive 3 month long legal battle in Switzerland after IAC's
> name was superimposed with Arvind Kejriwal's photo on an Internet
> Website in December 2014 to raise hundreds of thousands of Dollars
> into a numbered Swiss Bank Account by some anonymous persons clearly
> linked to AAP and very close to Arvind. After the conclusion of this
> matter, on 13 March 2015 we have filed a formal complaint before the
> designated special court in India requesting for the ACB to unmask
> these people with assistance of Cyber Controller of Govt of India.
> So nowadays those people formerly associated with us should not take
> our earlier hospitality and openness for granted.
> Sarbajit
>> On 3/31/15, Hemraj Jain <> wrote:
>> Dear Mr. Sarbajit Roy
>> Can you please clarify about what you said that -"[The clarity from
>> IAC may emerge through a new front in say August 2015]"
>> Are you thinking to float a new front ? Will it be political or social
>> in nature ? Will you launch website for this front ?
>> Regards
>> Hem Raj Jain
>> (Author of 'Betrayal of Americanism')
>> Bengaluru, (Karnataka) India
>>> On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 3:13 PM, Sarbajit Roy <> wrote:
>>> Dear Gaur ji
>>> The facts on what happened in 2011-2012 for IAC have been repeated
>>> ad-nauseam and with different versions depending on who you speak to.
>>> Between Oct 2012 and Aug 2013 we simply could not take the IAC
>>> movement forward due to confusion in the public mind. We therefore
>>> established our new model where we would wait for the inevitable
>>> outcome of AAP unfolding.
>>> We were always very clear since about 2012 that BJP would rule in
>>> Centre and AAP would rule in Delhi. We knew this because of our deep
>>> study of how Ambani camp works and certain signals emanating from
>>> Congress that they were doing everything to prevent a BJP landslide.
>>> In fact the AAP's first 28/70 seats in Delhi were a "gift" from
>>> Congress.
>>> If you note it carefully, we had pointed out AAP's Reliance and TATA
>>> links at the same time we called them A team and B team of Cong/BJP
>>> respectively. We continue to hold that view and see no reason to
>>> change it.
>>> The clarity from IAC may emerge through a new front in say August
>>> 2015. My 'aakas' now trust my opinions more than in say 2010 when I
>>> "withdrew" from active IAC work. But it is very difficult for others
>>> to work with us as we are unbending and uncompromising on our core
>>> values.
>>> Unfortunately what is now also happening, is that with "halo" of both
>>> NaMo and AK getting tarnished, Rahul Gandhi is looking good in
>>> comparison .. at least to many many Muslims .. and it seems the BJP
>>> wants this too ;-)
>>> Sarbajit
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