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Gujarat CM Rupani says people fed up with Kejriwal's 'lies'

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

Reacting to Chief Minister and convener Kejriwal's visit to the state, Chief Minister today said the people were fed up with his "lies".

"Entire country is saddened by his comments supporting and people are fed up with his lies, and I believe his words have no meaning," Rupani said, when asked about Kejriwal's tirade against his government during his ongoing four-day visit.

Senior leader and member said people were protesting against Kejriwal because of his comments seeking proof of Army's surgical strikes in PoK.

"Did (president) conspire to make his rally unsuccessful? He (Kejriwal) should understand that after the surgical strikes, he went asking to provide proof to People are protesting because of this, and don't try to link this with Amit Shah," Rupala said.

Kejriwal and AAP had alleged that Shah was trying to stop his Surat rally.

State president Jitu Vaghani termed Kejriwal's comments during his visit as "political stunt".

"He is doing a political stunt to stay in the media glare and and blames our national president. I would like to ask him and public wants to know, have you fulfilled many of your promises made to them?" sai Vaghani.

Kejriwal, visiting ahead of next year's Assembly polls, met families of youths killed during Patidar reservation agitation last year.

He addressed a public rally in Surat today and termed a "traitor" while calling the Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel "true patriot".

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First Published: Sun, October 16 2016. 22:42 IST