Protesters pelt stones at Arvind Kejriwal’s car in Ludhiana

Arvind Kejriwal later said that his car was attacked by sticks and stones and that Akali Dal and Congress were nervous.

Written by Kanchan Vasdev | Ludhiana | Updated: March 1, 2016 3:51 am
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On the last leg of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s five-day Punjab tour, a mob pelted his vehicle with stones at Hassanpur village near here, breaking its windscreen. Kejriwal, who was in the front seat next to the driver, escaped without injury though the shattered glass fell on him.

Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal ordered an inquiry into the incident, which AAP alleged was the handiwork of the Akali Dal and Congress.

 

The attack took place soon after his motorcade left the resort, where he had interacted with industrialists. Police diverted the convoy through Hassanpur village to avoid traffic on Ferozepur Road.
A minute after taking the diversion, over 200 people surrounded Kejriwal’s car, brandishing lathis and carrying stones. A huge stone was thrown at the windscreen. Pieces of glass fell on Kejriwal, seated on the front seat. He was quickly moved to another car. Kejriwal indicated that Akali Dal and Congress were behind the attack.

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First Published on: March 1, 2016 3:24 am
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    cherans
    Feb 29, 2016 at 2:15 pm
    So far, those tried to harm AK got seriously injured...
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      IML sood
      Feb 29, 2016 at 11:11 am
      Bravo people of Punjab to teach Kujli the lesson he deserves.After being flop in Delhi he wants to play same trick by his old tactics to abuse one and all,cry always as helpless victim,blaming other for noncooperation and hiding his own laziness on paucity of funds though for comforts of his Aaptards not only ries but other perks have been increased many folds fact Delhi treasury is being misused for advertising his part's false achievements.
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        Athiest
        Feb 29, 2016 at 10:08 pm
        This violence was at the behest of current Punjab government and with the consent of Punjab police.
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          ak dev
          Feb 29, 2016 at 2:58 pm
          Dramabaz Kejriwal is master of deception.
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            Balgit
            Feb 29, 2016 at 12:43 pm
            61% happy, when a consutionally elected CMs car is attacked , shows the level of intolerance in the country.
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              Balgit
              Feb 29, 2016 at 3:00 pm
              64% happy that Kejriwal was attacked. 64% also claim Kejriwal faked the attack. So 64% are happy that Kejriwal faked the attack.
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                Balgit
                Mar 1, 2016 at 3:08 am
                It is sad that Indians face more threat from RSS than from terrorists.
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                  Balgit
                  Feb 29, 2016 at 12:45 pm
                  When there is no security inside a Court room, nothing better said about the rest of the country.
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                    arun dass
                    Mar 1, 2016 at 4:13 am
                    I wish they hurled bombs instead to the Anti-National leader
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                      Charanjit singh
                      Feb 29, 2016 at 9:59 am
                      I thought Italian Mafia was the worst thing to happen to India. But AK the product of incest is the most disgusting and horrible thing that ever happened to India. Shame on his mother, she should have killed this sort of monster when he was born! Shame on his family for tolerating him! Shame on everyone that voted for him - you deserve him! This creature deserves to be locked up with hardcore rapists in a foreign prison.
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                        Charanjit singh
                        Feb 29, 2016 at 9:54 am
                        Kill this PSEUDO SECULAR PIG this AK street dog need this badly he thinking this is DELHI joker this is our state and we are mive here AK dog supported JNU goons since that day we are waiting for opportunity to teach you lesson MF LONG LIVE SIKH UNITY and some mentally sick jokers are supporting this PIG we will teach this joker lesson UNITE AKILII DAL
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                          Aditya
                          Feb 29, 2016 at 11:00 am
                          This needs to be investigate. Whether stone pelters wore Akali dal T-shirts or their Akali dal I'd-cards were hanging down their neck. They could be disgruntled AAP members, everybody knows very well that AAP suspended their two MP's out of four on charges of indiscipline and interestingly all MP's belong to Punjab.
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                            j s
                            Mar 1, 2016 at 2:31 am
                            Hired goons will repent and weep one day when they pay the price for such attacks. Kejriwal will rule India. Shame on administration
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                              dm
                              Mar 1, 2016 at 9:43 am
                              Don't believe this Keju. He is big KALAKAAR (artist) of planting these things. He is big drama and Siyappa Squad.
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                                Sadia
                                Feb 29, 2016 at 9:55 am
                                Protesters? No only Gundas pelt stones , not protesters. These seem to be the goons sent by BJP, SAD, Congress combine.
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                                  Pitambar Sharma
                                  Feb 29, 2016 at 1:20 pm
                                  Only for anti-national criminals.
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                                    Pitambar Sharma
                                    Feb 29, 2016 at 1:20 pm
                                    What happened INSIDE the court room? Where? Please post a link.
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                                      George Cruz
                                      Feb 29, 2016 at 11:18 pm
                                      Kejriwal deserves that treatment because he has become an anti-national for his support tot the Kashmir separatists Islamic s at the JNU. He is a "Desh drohi".
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                                        Junior_butcher
                                        Feb 29, 2016 at 3:21 pm
                                        Kejri hasn't blamed Modi yet.......what happened? Drama queen Kejri hasn't said that Badal is pychopath....
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                                          kamath Ramesh
                                          Feb 29, 2016 at 9:33 am
                                          It is bad to attack anybody and we must condemn it. Police should take strict action on the culprit. However surprise is Kejri did not blame PM for this attack. Nevertheless without winking eyelid he blamed SAD and Congress as if both, enemies themselves, have come together to attack him. Point to be noted is if the goons wanted to really attack Kejri, would they have missed him in such a rural deserted roads? Can't it be the ploy of AAP to generate sympathy and publicity which is the habit of AAP?”
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                                            kulaputra kulaputra
                                            Mar 1, 2016 at 1:58 am
                                            Dig deeper and you will know it is a staged encounter since mr Kejriwal was never hurt.
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