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BJP asks AAP to expel its MLA Amanatullah Khan from party

IANS  |  New Delhi 

workers on Tuesday staged a demonstration outside the residence of Delhi Minister Arvind Kejriwal, demanding that he expel MLA from the

The protesters said that Khan had attacked at the instance of Kejriwal and Deputy Minister during the inauguration of the on the on Sunday.

The workers assembled at Chandagi and marched towards the residence of Kejriwal, raising slogans against him and Okhla MLA

However, they were stopped meters away from the Minister's residence. The police used mild force and water cannons to disperse the crowd.

Some of the protesters were also taken into custody.

said that by attacking Tiwari, "Khan has insulted every of BJP, which should be condemned everywhere".

"Today's demonstration is symbolic and peaceful and we demand that Kejriwal apologise publicly and dismiss Khan, who has a criminal history," Bhatia said.

Vice said that Kejrwial and Khan had not only attacked Tiwari but also the pride of the entire poorvanchal community (people hailing mainly from and Uttar Pradesh).

He called upon the members of the poorvanchal community, quite significant electorally, to boycott and Kejriwal. "These people should also be kept away from the Chhath Puja ghats," Prakash said.

The Delhi BJP chief, who represents the northeast Delhi Parliamentary constituency in the Lok Sabha, was manhandled by Khan and his party workers during the inauguration of the in Wazirabad area on Sunday.

Tiwari and several others have filed a police complaint against Kejriwal, Khan and others.



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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 17:26 IST