After Arvind Kejriwal, AAP leaders also take to Vipassana

Kejriwal had gone for Vipassana early this month after a gap of nearly one-and-a-half year following a hectic campaign for Lok Sabha elections in May, 2014.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:August 19, 2016 11:41 pm
Dharamshala: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal interacts with media at Circuit House, Dharamshala as he arrived here after finishing his 10 day meditation camp at VIPASNA, Dharamkot, near Dharamshala on Thursday. PTI Photo (PTI8_11_2016_000197B) Dharamshala: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal interacts with media at Circuit House, Dharamshala as he arrived here after finishing his 10 day meditation camp at VIPASNA, Dharamkot, near Dharamshala on Thursday. PTI Photo (PTI8_11_2016_000197B)

Many of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s aides are now following in his footsteps and practising Vipassana. AAP’s Delhi unit convener and Kejriwal’s close confidant Dilip Pandey has left for a Vipassana course for the next 11 days.

“OFF to Vipassana for nxt 11 days, will have no access to Phone+Internet. Lots of wishes to all for festivals, medals to come????,” tweeted Pandey who is known as a key aide of Kejriwal. Vipassana is a form of meditation which requires a vow of silence.

Interestingly, another of his close confidants and Punjab’s AAP co-convenor Durgesh Pathak also went to practise Vipassana along with Kejriwal early this month. Kejriwal had gone for Vipassana early this month after a gap of nearly one-and-a-half year following a hectic campaign for Lok Sabha elections in May, 2014. Manish Sisodia, Kejriwal’s deputy, is also a known practitioner of Vipassana.

“The entire exercise was refreshing and eye-opener for knowing onself,” Pathak said, adding that he intends to go again for a Vipassana session after the Punjab polls.

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    Avinash C
    Aug 21, 2016 at 12:26 am
    It's a strange situation-Our leading News Papers have so much time to write about all these unimportant matters. lt;br/gt;Does this news quality for coverage by a National News Coverage?
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