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Congress complaint against Arvind Kejriwal

The Congress delegation alleged that Kejriwal asked “Muslim voters” not to vote for the Congress in the Lok Sabha polls as the party was not getting a “single Hindu vote”.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. (File)

The Congress Friday filed a complaint with the Delhi Chief Electoral Officer against AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly making a “communal” statement, and demanded that he be barred from campaigning for the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.

A delegation led by former MP Sandip Dikshit met the CEO and submitted a memorandum against Kejriwal. The Congress delegation alleged that Kejriwal asked “Muslim voters” not to vote for the Congress in the Lok Sabha polls as the party was not getting a “single Hindu vote”.

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Responding to the complaint, AAP’s spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj said, “The statement was made in plain language and was not a communal appeal. We asked both Hindus and Muslims not to vote for Congress.” ens