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Kejriwal offers prayers at Hanuman Temple, ahead of roadshow later today

May 11, 2024 1:38 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal | Enforcement Directorate | Aam Aadmi Party | AAP | Mallikarjun Kharge | Shadan Farasat | Sunita Kejriwal | Mamata Banerjee

A day after he was released on interim bail from Tihar Jail Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal offered prayers at the Hanuman Temple in Connaught Place in the national capital

He was accompanied by wife Sunita Kejriwal and Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann.

Ahead of his visit, Kejriwal said he is happy to be back with the prayers of crores of people and justice of the Supreme Court.

AAP leader Gopal Rai told ahead of his vist, “The CM will come here to seek blessings from Hanuman ji and then go to the party office for a press conference. He will give speed to the election campaign by conducting two roadshows in south Delhi and east Delhi…”

Delhi Minister Atishi said Kejriwal is coming here with his family and party leaders.

“…Yesterday, after walking out of the jail, Arvind Kejriwal said that he would come here to Hanuman Temple to seek his blessings. Today, he coming here with his family & other party leaders. Some days ago Sunita Kejriwal came to the Hanuman Temple and said that she hoped she would come here with Arvind Kejriwal here soon…,” Atishi told.

However, as per the terms of his bail, the Delhi Chief Minister cannot make any comment about his role in the Delhi liquor scam case.

Kejriwal spent over 50 days in Tihar Jail after being arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in an excise policy case on March 21, days after the election schedule for the general elections was announced.

The bail is applicable till June 1 and Kejriwal has to surrender to authorities on June 2. The Delhi CM can participate in the poll campaigning but can not attend his office as Chief Minister.

(Inputs from ANI)

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