In Pics: Arvind Kejriwal's day out in Varanasi

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Varanasi, March 25: AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal today announced that he would contest the elections from Varanasi against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Kejriwal said: "I accept the challenge and will contest against Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha elections."

Kejriwal's journey to Varanasi however was anything but smooth. Protests broke out on the streets of Varanasi ahead of his road show and he was attacked with egg and black ink.

Before starting his campaign in Varanasi, Kejriwal took a dip in the Ganges and visited the Tulsi Ghat.

Ink attack on Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal was attacked by black ink during his road show in Varanasi.

Ink attack during Kejriwal's roadshow

An unidentified man threw black ink at Kejriwal and other AAP members including Manish Sisodia and Sanjay Singh

Kejriwal arrives in Holy city

Kejriwal arrived on Tuesday to address a mega rally here and also to announce his candidature from Varanasi.

Arvind Kejriwal takes a dip in the Ganges

Arvind Kejriwal took a dip in the Ganges before starting his campaign in Varanasi.

Kejriwal visits Tulsi Ghat

AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal at Tulsi Ghat in Varanasi on Tuesday.

Kejriwal presented with a momento

AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal is presented a memento during a visit to the Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi on Tuesday.

Kejriwal to fight against Modi

Arvind Kejriwal announced that he would fight against Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha elections.

In Varanasi

Arvind Kejriwal the leader of the anti-corruption Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), announces that he will fight against Narendra Modi at Varanasi seat during a public rally ahead of the general elections on Tuesday.

In Varanasi

AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal addresses a public rally in Varanasi on Tuesday.

In Varanasi

AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal with party leaders Manish Sisodia and Kumar Vishwas during a public rally in Varanasi on Tuesday.

In Varanasi

AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal taking holy dip in River Ganga at Rajghat in Varanasi on Tuesday.

In Varanasi

AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal taking holy dip in River Ganga at Rajghat in Varanasi on Tuesday.

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