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Court summons Kejriwal, others in defamation case

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A court on Friday issued summons to Chief Minister and three others in a defamation complaint filed by

asked Kejriwal, member Sushil Kumar Gupta, MLA and (AAP) to appear before him on April 30.

Babbar has sought proceedings against Kejriwal and others for harming the reputation of the BJP by blaming the BJP for the deletion of names of "voters" from the electoral rolls in

"All the accused made accusations against BJP in a calculated manner with the sole intention to portray a negative image of BJP in relation to the voters belonging to certain sections of society, namely, Bania, Poorvanchalis, Muslims, among others. The reputation of the complainant has been damaged beyond repair," Babbar said.

Babbar has alleged that Kejriwal has not only defamed the BJP but also all the people who are associated with the party.

"The statement of the accused (Kejriwal) was made with ulterior motives to degrade the reputation of the BJP to gain cheap political mileage in the upcoming elections," Babbar said in his plea filed through Neeraj, S. N. Verma and Pooja Suri.



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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 16:10 IST