If reports are to be believed, the man who attacked Kejriwal is infact an AAP member named Abdul Fasi. Reports also suggest that the man was apparently paid Rs 25,000 to slap Kejriwal, though this is not yet confirmed.Twitter was abuzz with news and Kejriwal himself retweeted some tweets-
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote" lang="en"><p>Attacker of <a href="https://twitter.com/ArvindKejriwal">@ArvindKejriwal</a> Got Rs 25000/- : sources</p>— Nishant Chaturvedi (@nishantchat) <a href="https://twitter.com/nishantchat/statuses/451989092880756736">April 4, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
Kejriwal was campaigning for Devender Sehrawat, when he was attacked.
This however is not the first time that Kejriwal has been attacked. Earlier when he was in Varanasi, his convoy was attacked with eggs while ink was thrown at him and his party members when they were having a road show in Varanasi.
After the attack Kejriwal requested his supporters to maintain calm and said that they musn't retaliate for such things. He even said that he was upset when his supporters hit the man who attacked him