AAP leader Somnath Bharti reached the spot and demanded the arrest of the two men involved in the case.
L-G told AAP that he would talk to both the Congress and BJP and soon send a report on the matter to the President.
When the IO did not turn up today with the status report, court directed him to remain present “in person” on August 2.
As AAP workers alleged they were being singled out and protested, an argument ensued.
The FIR has named Kumar Vishwas, Somnath Bharti and two other party members for violating prohibitory orders.
AAP has also sent a letter to the Election Commission seeking extra deployment of security forces.
Bharti was assaulted last night allegedly by a group of BJP workers at the Assi Ghat area in Varanasi.
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AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal said the attackers were not from Varanasi and were not aware of the city’s culture.
AAP leader Somnath Bharti along with his driver were thrashed by people wearing BJP caps in Varanasi.
On Tuesday, Kejriwal was slapped by a man during a roadshow in Sultanpuri area of Northwest Delhi in the second such attack in last four days.
The Commission has taken suo motu cognisance of the incident and expected some reports from the authorities concerned in the matter.
Reacting to the development, Bharti said he respected the laws but whatever NHRC may write, they cannot go beyond an FIR.
The Antharashtriya Khirki Festival is a multi-ethnic gathering of Khirki Extension residents.
Once chargesheet is filed, name can be added if probe finds prima facie evidence