Updated April 7th, 2024 at 08:00 IST

BREAKING: AAP Announces 'Samuhik Upwas' Against Arvind Kejriwal's Arrest on April 7

Arvind Kejriwal was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case related to excise policy scam and has remanded to judicial custody

Reported by: Apoorva Shukla
Delhi Minister Gopal Rai With CM Arvind Kejriwal | Image:PTI/File
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New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party will observe a ‘Samuhik Upwas’ (community fasting) on April 7 to protest against the arrest of party's national convenor and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, announced Delhi minister and AAP leader Gopal Rai on Wednesday, April 3. Arvind Kejriwal was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case related to excise policy scam and has remanded to judicial custody till April 15 by Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court. 

“All AAP Ministers, MLAs, MPs and party leaders will observe a 'Samuhik Upwas' at Jantar Mantar on April 7 to protest against the arrest of CM Arvind Kejriwal. We also appeal to people that all those who are against the arrest of CM Arvind Kejriwal and want to save democracy and love this country, they can also do' Samuhik Upwas' at their homes, villages, blocks,” said Gopal Rai on Wednesday. 

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Rai said that the top leadership of the party was arrested with an "aim to finish AAP." "On April 7, Delhi government ministers, AAP MPs, MLAs, councillors and office-bearers will hold a fast at Jantar Mantar. This will be an open event and student organisations, farmer bodies, traders can come and participate in it," he said.

 

Kejriwal was arrested last month by the Enforcement Directorate in an excise policy-linked money laundering case. He has been sent to judicial custody till April 15

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Published April 3rd, 2024 at 10:38 IST