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'Take Money From Other Parties But Vote For Jhadu', Says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal During Roadshow

Written By Press Trust Of India | Mumbai | Published:

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked people not to deny money given to them by other political parties, but vote for the Aam Aadmi Party. "On the night of election, do they (other political parties) come to give money or not?" he asked, without making any mention if the BJP or Congress.

"What will you do? Take it, don't deny it, but vote for jhadu (broom, AAP''s election symbol)," the AAP chief said at a roadshow.

Mr Kejriwal has made a similar comment in the past because of which following he had been issued a notice by the Election Commission.

The roadshow come two days after he was slapped by a man in New Delhi constituency.

With a week to go for the elections in Delhi, the AAP has intensified its campaigning by holding multiple roadshows with Mr Kejriwal and adding star power to its campaign with Gujarat legislator Jignesh Mevani and actor-politician Prakash Raj.

Read: Man Who Slapped Arvind Kejriwal During Roadshow Was A "dissatisfied" AAP Supporter: Police

Prakash Raj is also contesting in the Lok Sabha elections from the Bengaluru Cental Lok Sabha seat as an Independent candidate.

"I am very happy, proud and I feel meaningful in this journey in Indian politics to be with AAP. I am not from Aam Aadmi Party, but I am one of those Aam Aadmi which look up to the ideology and the work done by this party and this is what made me here. I am here to support such candidates, such party, which is fighting for a change in this election compared to other parties, on their report card. On the issues of health, education, their vision and on based on their work," he told media.

"This is what we need, this is my gesture, and my belief, that different people with different thought processes but love for the country come together to make this democracy, to reclaim our republic of this country which is on the verge that we may lose with the onslaught of communal and hatred politics of the government which is in place," he added.

Read: AAP Leader Asks Delhi Top Cop For A Detailed Probe Into Slap Attack On Arvind Kejriwal




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