As the crisis within the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) continues to get grim following a series of electoral debacles in Punjab, Goa and Delhi MCD polls, a senior party leader has said Kumar Vishwas has said within three days Delhi will get a new chief minister.
"AAP MLAs have complained that Kumar Vishwas has claimed to few of them that within this week there will be a new CM in Delhi," a senior AAP source said.
Few of these MLAs have already informed senior AAP leaders close to Kejriwal about this development.
Factionalism within the AAP is clearly at its peak now and both sides are trying to test loyalties of the 64 AAP MLAs crucial in decision of which side will finally prevail.
On Monday, in a bid to pacify Vishwas who was sulking at comments made against him by MLA Ammanatullah Khan, Kejriwal-led Political Affairs Committee (PAC) rebuked and accepted his resignation from the party's highest decision-making body.
To express his anger Kumar skipped the PAC last night. Despite his resignation from PAC, Khan reiterated his allegations that Vishwas was trying to break AAP. Deputy CM Manish Sisodia warned all party leaders and MLAs against making public statements. Though few MLAs close to Vishwas met him at his residence today morning and demanded expulsion of Ammanatullah Khan from the party itself.
The recent crisis in AAP started with a blame game after defeats in Punjab, Goa and Delhi MCD elections.