From Tussauds, Patkar to AAP – Many victories are registered on the account of Delhi ‘Activist’, LG VK Saxena

New Delhi: Barely 10 weeks have passed since Vinay Kumar Saxena took charge of the Lt Governor’s office of LG Delhi, he has achieved yet another unprecedented success in forcing the Arvind Kejriwal government to make the biggest turnaround ever never He forced the Delhi government to roll back the much publicized liquor policy, not by using the LG’s veto power, but by threatening a CBI probe.

It has made the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), an anti-corruption movement, realize that it should have taken a closer look at its track record.

Before joining politics like Kejriwal, Saxena was a full-time activist who was not associated with any political party. Not even from BJP or RSS. From Medha Patkar and Teesta Setalvad to Madame Tussauds in London, she fought hard and won most of them.

As the head of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), he was embroiled in a controversy in 2017 when the government body used Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s image instead of Mahatma Gandhi’s on its annual calendar and journals. Saxena defended the move, calling Modi “Khadi’s biggest brand ambassador” at the time.

In the past two years, Saxena has particularly voiced her support for policies such as the Modi government’s Citizenship (Amendment) Act and Rahul Gandhi As are the criticisms of the prime minister’s political opponents.

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