Man who threw ink at Kejriwal released on bail

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Man who threw ink at Kejriwal released on bail
New Delhi, Nov 19: Man who threw ink at Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Monday has been released on bail. The man, Nachiketa had claimed to be a BJP supporter and an Anna Hazare follower.

After the incident, AAP blamed BJP for staging the attack. However, BJP officials said Nachiketa is not a party worker. BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi said that Nachiketa was associated with saffron outfit three years ago, but in 2009, he contested elections against the official BJP candidate.

Anna Hazare too denied of having a role in the attack. Following the incident, Anna sent a letter to AAP office asking Kejriwal not to use his name in AAP campaigns. He also questioned AAP funding. Later Anna clarified on media that he is ready to talk to Kejriwal and sort out the differences and sais Kejriwal is not his enemy.

However, Anna said he stands firm on his statement that he will never campaign for any political party.

OneIndia News

(With agency inputs)

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