Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta alleged that Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had "conspired" with the principal secretary finance to "suppress" the truth in the matter.
"BJP wants the Lt Governor to order a judicial inquiry which is conducted in a time-bound manner. Action should be taken against ministers and officials involved. The details of the menu should also be disclosed," he said at a press conference.
Mr Sisodia's claim that he had never cleared the files relating to the payment also did not cut ice with the BJP. The lunch was hosted and food was consumed, so AAP's clarification makes "no sense", Mr Gupta said.
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra hit out at Mr Kejriwal over the observations of the Shunglu panel report.
"The report has clearly pointed out that Kejriwal's relative Nikunj Agarwal was appointed as OSD to Health Minister Satyendar Jain violating all norms. The question is why was it done," Mr Patra said and offered his own theory which had no mention in the Shunglu report.