"West Bengal is being targeted because Mamtadi dared to speak against demonetisation," Kejriwal tweeted.
"Mamtadi, keep up the fight. Whole nation is with you," the Aam Aadmi Party national convenor said expressing his support.
The Trinamool Congress chief had accused the central government of "deploying the army" along two highway toll plazas while keeping the state government "in the dark" on Thursday night.
WB is being targetted becoz Mamtadi dared to speak against demonitization. Mamtadi, keep up the fight. Whole nation is wid u. https://t.co/yw5kA1Ma78— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) December 2, 2016
Later, she said she would not leave the secretariat till the soldiers were withdrawn. In a dramatic turn of events, Banerjee stay put despite the withdrawal of soldiers from the toll gate till early Friday.