The court sought their response by Feb 25 on petitions by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Vijender Gupta and Arti Mehra alleging that Kejriwal and Bharti spent beyond the statutory limit of Rs.14 lakh.
Justice Vipin Sanghi issued notice to Kejriwal on Gupta's plea, while Justice G.S. Sistani issued notice to Bharti on Mehra's plea.
They alleged the Aam Aadmi Party leaders spent more than Rs.17 lakh in the elections held Dec 4, and requested the high court to declare their election null and void.
The AAP claims to be completely dependent on the funding they received from the public in the form of donations. Even their source of funding was questioned by the Home Ministry.