Woman throws ink at CM Kejriwal during his address on odd-even plan
- HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- Updated: Jan 17, 2016 17:50 IST
A woman threw ink at Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal during his address at a thanksgiving rally on the 15-day trial of traffic rationing measures in the national capital . (HT Photo)
A woman threw ink at Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal during his address at a thanksgiving rally on the 15-day trial of traffic rationing measures in the national capital on Sunday. She was detained immediately after the incident.
The woman, who said her name was Bhawana, claimed to be a part of the Aam Aadmi Sena’s Punjab unit and was protesting over a “CNG scam”, an eyewitness told a television news channel. “There has been a huge CNG scam. These people are responsible for the scam. I have proof,” the woman said.
This is not the first time Kejriwal has been attacked in public. In 2014, he was slapped by a man during a roadshow in Sultanpuri area of northwest Delhi. This was the second such attack on Kejriwal in April 2014.
On March 28 2014, Kejriwal was hit on his neck by a man claiming to be a supporter of Anna Hazare in Haryana.
The AAP leader and some of his colleagues were victims of an ink attack in Varanasi in March 2014, where he had challenged the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha elections. An egg was also hurled at his car outside the famous Vishwanath temple on the same day.
“Let her go, leave her. Whenever something good happens in Delhi, this is what happens,” Kejriwal said as police officers present at the scene rounded her up after the attack.http://www.hindustantimes.com/delhi/woman-throws-ink-at-cm-kejriwal-during-his-address-on-odd-even-plan/