Rejecting criticism by Bhushans who termed the anti-graft legislation as 'Maha Jokepal' and alleged that the provisions had been diluted and tweaked to 'provoke' the Centre, the ruling party in Delhi said the father-son duo should now join the BJP.
    
Launching the counter-attack, AAP fielded its spokesperson Raghav Chadha, who had once hosted a Google Hangout on Janlokpal Bill with Prashant's father Shanti Bhushan - one of the key faces during the Anna movement.
    
"This is the same bill which was introduced by the AAP government (during its 49-day rule). Prashant ji was fine when the same bill was introduced during the AAP's last government", Chadha said
    
"Why did he not raise any issue at the time? Now that the BJP is in power, he does not want the Lokpal to investigate the Centre. He should join the BJP and also make public relations between (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley and the Bhushans.    

"He should first ask his party (the BJP) to appoint a Lokpal at the Centre" he said, adding that it was (Prashant) Bhushan who had pushed for registering an anti-corruption case with the Delhi ACB against the then Union Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily and Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani.

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