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Kejriwal writes to Jaitley, apologises

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Chief on Monday apologised to Union Jaitley for levelling allegations of corruption against him when he headed the and District Association (DDCA).

In a letter to Jaitley, Kejriwal wrote: "I unequivocally withdraw all the allegations made by me in question whether in print, electronic or against you. I offer my sincere apology to you and your family members for any harm caused to your reputation as a consequence of my allegations."

The had asked for Rs 10 crore as damages after Kejriwal and several other other (AAP) leaders accused him of corruption during his 13-year stint at the DDCA.

Jaitley filed a second case last year after Kejriwal's used a slur while cross-examining him and said the term had been authorised by his client.

"...I categorically state that the disparaging and malicious statements made by Mr. Ram Jethmalani, the representing me, were without my knowledge and/or instructions," it added.

Apart from Kejriwal, the other AAP leaders who have apologised to Jaitley include Sanjay Singh, senior Ashutosh, and

"Though we belong to two different political parties, I believe that we should end the unsavoury litigations between us and serve the people of our country to the best of our abilities," the letter stated.

Kejriwal first apologised to former Punjab Minister last month and then to and Kapil Sibal's son



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First Published: Mon, April 02 2018. 17:26 IST