"This is not a setback for the BJP. The was due to the internal differences within the Congress,"BJP leader Srikant Sharma said.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday described the Supreme Court ruling restoring the Congress government in Arunachal Pradesh as a "tight slap on dictatorial Modi government".

"Supreme Court judgment yet another tight slap on dictatorial (Narendra) Modi government. Hope Modiji would learn and now stop interfering in democratically elected governments," the AAP leader tweeted.

 

"Supreme Court judgment yet another tight slap on dictatorial (Narendra) Modi government. Hope Modiji would learn and now stop interfering in democratically elected governments," the AAP leader tweeted.

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday thanked the Supreme Court for "explaining to the Prime Minister what democracy is".


The BJP in reply said that the Supreme Court verdict restoring the Congress government in Arunachal Pradesh was not a setback to it.

"This is not a setback for the BJP. The crisis (in Arunachal) was due to the internal differences within the Congress in the state," Bharatiya Janata Party leader Srikant Sharma said. 

"A group within the Congress fell out with the party leadership. The BJP has nothing to do with (what happened).

"It clearly shows that there is a leadership crisis in the Congress. It will be wrong to hold the BJP responsible for the crisis in Arunachal Pradesh," he added.

The CPI-M hailed the Supreme Court ruling restoring the Congress government in Arunachal Pradesh and urged the Narendra Modi government to "stop its growing authoritarian tendency of invoking Central rule in states" ruled by non-BJP parties.

A five-member Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court overturned the change of government in Arunachal "through Central intervention and upheld the inviolable federal character of our Constitution", the CPI-M said.

"Following the Uttarakhand experience, this Supreme Court judgment poses an irrevocable question of political morality and accountability of this BJP-led Central government," the Communist Party of India-Marxist said.

"The CPI-M wants the Central government to heed this verdict and stop its
growing authoritarian tendency of invoking Central rule in states that have governments of opposition parties.

"The Central government must fix accountability for this unconstitutional decision," it added.

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