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Arvind Kejriwal blames BJP for attack on him during roadshow

No immediate response was received either from the BJP or the police

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Sunday held the BJP responsible for the attack on him during a roadshow and charged that the police is merely following the script given by the ruling party.

Kejriwal was slapped allegedly by a disgruntled supporter during a roadshow in Moti Nagar on Saturday.

Noting that it was the ninth attack on him and the fifth since he became the chief minister, Kejriwal said it was not an attack on him but on the mandate of the people of

No immediate response was received either from the BJP or the police.

"They (BJP) do not want common man to enter politics so we are being targeted, he told reporters.

Kejriwal said Police's response was carefully scripted.

"It was done at the behest of the BJP, he charged.

He also dismissed the charge that the attacker was an supporter as claimed by the police.

said Saturday that preliminary interrogation has revealed that 33-year-old Suresh, a in the area, was a supporter of and he used to work as organiser of its rallies and meetings.

An inquiry by a has been ordered to find out how this person was allowed to be in the group, Additional PRO, had said.

First Published: Sun, May 05 2019. 13:20 IST