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SC exempts Kejriwal from personal appearance in Amethi court

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The on Monday exempted Chief Minister from personal appearance in a court in Amethi in in a case of alleged derogatory remarks against the BJP.

The remarks were allegedly made in the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Campaigning for candidate Kumar Vishwas, Kejriwal had reportedly said that casting a vote for the BJP or would be betrayal to the country.

Following a complaint, had ordered registration of a case with station against Kejriwal.

On January 21 this year, BJP filed another defamation case against Kejriwal and other members of the for allegedly blaming it for the deletion of names of lakhs of voters from the electoral rolls in the capital.

Apart from the Chief Minister, AAP's member Sushil Kumar Gupta, MLA and were named in the case filed by BJP's in a

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 13:29 IST