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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  1. C
    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.
      1. A
        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.
          1. B
            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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