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Kejriwal slapped while campaigning in Delhi

April 04, 2014 13:40 IST

Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal was attacked by an unidentified person during a road show in the Dakshinpuri area of South Delhi. The former chief minister blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party for the assault.

When Kejriwal was shaking hands with his supporters, the person slapped him. Later the man was thrashed by AAP workers and handed over to the police.

"Some people are ready to go to any extent to become the prime minister. Let them do whatever they are doing. Our religion teaches us non-violence. If we raise our hands, this movement will come to an end," Kejriwal said.

Appealing for calm, the AAP leader asked his supporters not to indulge in any violence.

Kejriwal has been attacked a number of times in the past.

On March 28, he was attacked by a man, who claimed to be a supporter of anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, during his election rally in Haryana.

Image: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal has often been attacked while on campaign trail

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