AAP's Arvind Kejriwal slapped during election campaign
NEW DELHI: Central leader of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Arvind Kejriwal was slapped by an unknown person during a road show here in New Delhi, ARY News reports on Friday.
According to sources, an unknown man gave a punch which was followed by two slaps. The supporters of Kejriwal and AAP got hold of the person and handed him over to the police after a severe thrashing.
Arvind Kejriwal had served as the Chief Minister of capital New Delhi for 49 days before he resigned from the post. His rival Narendra Modi from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been calling Kejriwal as AK-49 due to his total days in office.
AAP supporters claim that the attack was carried out by BJP after giving Rs. 25,000 to the man whereas Kejriwal blamed a contestant who is desperate to become Prime Minister.
It is not the first time that Kejriwal has been targeted by someone during his ongoing election campaign.