After Kejriwal’s arrest news, his residence abuzz with activity

Kejriwal has not flouted any law neither has be committed any crime. He has simply refused to furnish the bond of Rs 10,000, said AAP.

By: Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Published:May 21, 2014 6:59 pm

As the news of AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal’s arrest broke out, his residence was suddenly abuzz with activity with a host of top leaders rushing to Patiala House court complex where the AAP supremo was sent to judicial custody. The former Delhi Chief Minister left for the Patiala House court- barely 250 meters from his house on Tilak Lane – at around 3.50 PM in his blue Wagon-R along with few volunteers and party leader Sanjay Singh.

As the news of his arrest broke out at around 4.00 PM, a battery of leaders- Political Affairs Committee (PAC) members Sanjay Singh and Gopal Rai, party spokesperson Ashutosh and Nagender Sharma, Delhi unit office bearers Ashish Talwar and Dilip Pandey- rushed to the court. “He (Kejriwal) has not flouted any law neither has be committed any henious crime. He has simply refused to furnish the bond of Rs 10,000. Its our way of fighting against corruption and if we have to pay the price for it this way, so be it,” party spokesperson Ashutosh said, adding that the party had not thought about this.

Kejriwal was arrested and sent to Tihar Jail till May 23 by a Delhi court after he refused to furnish bail bond in a criminal defamation complaint filed against him by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. The AAP leader’s wife Sunita Kejriwal, along with senior party leader and Kejriwal’s close friend Manish Sisodia also rushed to the court in a few minutes.

Sources said that his wife carried Kejriwal’s clothes and medicines for two days during his stay in the Tihar jail. The AAP leader is also a diabetic patient. “Arvind Sir (Kejriwal) wanted to practice ‘vipassana’ for sometime. Now he will make full use of these days,” quipped an AAP volunteer outside Kejriwal’s house. He was referring to Kejriwal’s wish of going on ‘vipassana’.

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    Amit
    May 21, 2014 at 7:55 pm
    Serves him right...
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      Anil
      May 22, 2014 at 4:12 pm
      Kejriwal the non-corrupt honest man in Tihar,and Gadkari -the criminal going to be a minister. Modi is a good man,should send Gadkari to life in prison. Time for AAP to oppose BJP at every level and play the role of opposition-now that Congress has been disgraced,decimated and led by a very pathetic Rahul
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        sunil
        May 26, 2014 at 5:01 am
        PEOPLE WHO CAN UNDERSTAND " GRASP IT "point is not this , the point he will revel is this that lokpal did not include whistleblower bill , which unfairly give advantage to accused over whistleblower , Both fine and prison term for whistleblower is more , even though this is not the exact systematic situation , it resembles the systems bias against whistleblower
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          sunil
          May 26, 2014 at 5:04 am
          PEOPLE WHO CAN UNDERSTAND " GRASP IT "point is not this , the point he will revel is this that lokpal did not include whistleblower bill , which unfairly give advantage to accused over whistleblower , Both fine and prison term for whistleblower is more , even though this is not the exact systematic situation , it resembles the systems bias against whistleblower
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            sunil
            May 26, 2014 at 5:06 am
            gadkari's company was never raided , he stopped raid by political power " check out youtube " its all over the old news , he even threatened IT officials publicly , how come so much power for rich and so little for whistle-blower
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              sunil
              May 26, 2014 at 5:04 am
              he can furnish all proofs , gadkari himself blocked IT officers to do raid , and also threatened them that if bjp comes to power they will not spare officials who wants raid of his company " why does he fear "/?? and sad that there is no law to raid him but there is law to jail kejriwal or in that case any poor man who cant afford 10000 , if per month basis 60 percent of indian potion comes under that category
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                Girish
                May 21, 2014 at 3:10 pm
                Slander is the law that he broke, so it's meaningless to claim that he flouted no law.Bail needs to be furnished by every Aam aadmi.Everybody knows Kejriwal went to jail, intentionally not giving bail, just to get some more mileage for upcoming Asembly elections.
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                  karimlala
                  May 22, 2014 at 7:13 pm
                  Arvind is not criminal - The media is projecting gadkarai as saint and mahapurush
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