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Delhi LS elections: Take money from others, but vote for AAP, says Kejriwal

Kejriwal had made a similar comment in Chandni Chowk earlier, following which he was sent a show-cause notice by the Election Commission

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with his deputy Manish Sisodia. Photo: PTI

Delhi Chief Minister on Monday asked voters not to deny money given to them by other political parties, but vote for the

"On the night of election, do they [other political parties] come to give money or not?" Kejriwal asked, without mentioning the or

"What will you do? Take it, don't deny it, but vote for jhadu (broom, AAP's election symbol)," the chief said at a roadshow in support of South Delhi candidate Raghav Chadha.

Kejriwal had made a similar comment in Chandni Chowk earlier, following which he was sent a showcause notice by the Election Commission.

Chadha, meanwhile, said the youth would reject the of hooliganism.

"To all the political goons in South Delhi, I want to say that for a very long time, you all have imposed of fear and muscle in South Delhi," he said. "But no longer. Now, the youth of this country will reject the of hooliganism and instate politics of honesty and decency."

"Stop intimidating and insulting the people of South Delhi and pay heed... we will neither be scared nor let you scare people any longer," Chadha said.

The roadshow started from Gautampuri, moving on to Pul Prahladpur, Lal Kuan, Tekhand Gaon, Indira Kalyan Camp, New Sanjay Camp, Harkesh Nagar (Sabri Camp), Transit Camp, Navjeevan Camp, Vayusenabad (MB Road), Mahila Mangal, Harijan Camp before ending at MB Road.

The roadshows come two days after Kejriwal was slapped by a man in New Delhi constituency.

With a week to go for the elections in Delhi, the has intensified its campaigning by holding multiple roadshows of Kejriwal and adding star power to its campaign through participation of Gujarat MLA and actor-politician Prakash Raj.

First Published: Mon, May 06 2019. 22:50 IST