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4th attack in 2 years is not a minor issue: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

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New Delhi | Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party Convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday claimed that the recent attack on him is the 4th attack in 2 years and it’s not a minor issue.

Addressing an event, Kejriwal said, “I’ve been attacked 4 times in 2 yrs. It’s not a minor issue.” He further added that these attacks aren’t taking place, they’re being ordered.”


Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was attacked with chilli powder at the Delhi Secretariat on Tuesday. An unknown person threw chilli powder at Kejriwal outside the Chief Minister’s chamber in the Delhi Secretariat. The condition of CM Kejriwal after the attack is yet to be ascertained. The accused is suspected to be a resident of Narayana area.

Arvind Kejriwal has also been attacked before this. In October of 2016, the ink was thrown at him in Bikaner in Rajasthan. He had gone there to join the mourning meeting of a local leader of Aam Aadmi Party. In another incident, a woman had thrown ink at Kejriwal in Delhi’s Chhatrasal stadium in January.

Meanwhile, the Delhi Court has sent Anil Sharma, the accused who attacked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to a 14-day judicial custody.

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