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Kejriwal launches Punjab campaign, shown black flags

IANS  |  Sangrur (Punjab) 

Black flags greeted as he launched the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) election campaign in here on Monday. He was campaigning for AAP's candidate

The protesters shouted slogans against him for defaming the state over drugs and asked him to go back.

"In the last Lok Sabha elections, Kejriwal defamed by saying it is a drug haven and its youth are drug addicts. Later, he tendered an unconditional apology to ex-for levelling charges of his involvement in the drug trade," said Gurinder Singh, a protestor.

"Instead of tendering an apology to Majithia, he should have apologised to the people of for consistently and continuously lying to them," he added.

Majithia is the of Dal and was a Cabinet in the previous state government.

The convener will campaign in Punjab till Friday.

All constituencies in the state go to polls in the seventh and final phase of the Lok Sabha elections on May 19.



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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 14:36 IST