Update at 4:10 pm:
Update at 4:03 pm: AAP MP Sanjay Singh condemns attack on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, attacks BJP.
Update at 3:56 pm: Anil came to meet Kejriwal. He wanted to give him a letter. He bent down on the pretext of touching his feet and then fished out chilly powder. Kejriwal tried to stop him. CM lost his balance and his spectacles fell on floor and was broken. Attacker also threatened he will shoot the Delhi CM.
Update at 3:51 pm: I condemn the attack on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. This kind of act should not be spared. A proper investigation should be done, and why did he do it on the CM. BJP is against is such act: Manoj Tiwari
Update at 3:49 pm: It is a drama by Arvind Kejriwal. He is known to do drama. He has done this in past: SAD leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa
Delhi CM and Aam Aam Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal was attacked by chilli powder on Tuesday afternoon at around 2 pm when he was leaving for lunch. The incident took place in front of the CM's office at the Delhi secretariat when a man named Anil Kumar Sharma from Naraina threw chilli on him. Early investigation has revealed that the attacker was a worker in the secretariat.
It is reported that the accused shouted 'Mai deshbhakt hu' before throwing chilli powder at him. A scuffle broke out between him and the other individuals present at the location, following which he was taken into custody and was then lodged in the Indraprastha police station. The party will hold a press conference at 3:45 pm, revealed party leader Saurabh Bharadwaj. Kejriwal managed to survive the attack as his spectacles managed to save him from the chilli getting into his eyes.
Aam Aadmi Party, in the aftermath of the attack, posted a tweet, terming it as a security breach by Delhi police.
Follow all the breaking news and headlines on Elections 2019. From major political events to the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections, Republic World brings you all the latest news from the world of politics. Tune in and catch the election updates live only on Republic World.
Trending in Politics - Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah, Yogi Adityanath