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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday suffered when the Delhi High Court dismissed his plea to stay trial court proceedings in a criminal defamation case

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New Delhi, Oct 19, 2016: In a setback to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday has suffered when the Delhi High Court dismissed his plea to stay trial court proceedings in a criminal defamation case filed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley against him and other AAP leaders.

According to PTI, “Nothing has been brought before this court to the effect that continuation of criminal proceedings is the abuse of the process of law before the CMM and any order is required by this court to secure the ends of justice.”

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“The request of the petitioner to adjourn the court proceedings before the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) is rejected, being devoid of merit and the same culminates into the dismissal of the present petition,” said Justice P S Teji.

“Thus, this court is of the view that the order of the CMM, dated May 19, 2016, continuing with the proceedings is free from perversity, impropriety, illegality and non-sustainability which compelled this court to exercise the inherent jurisdiction under Section 482 Cr PC,” the court said.

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It all started in December, last year when Arun Jaitley filed civil and criminal defamation cases against the Delhi CM and the other AAP leaders for defaming him.

The Finance minister has alleged that Arvind Kejriwal and the other AAP leaders had made defamatory statements against him as well as his family.

“A week after a CBI raid on the Chief Minister’s secretariat against his principal secretary that triggered allegations by AAP against Jaitley in the affairs of the Delhi’s cricket body DDCA”
The finance minister took legal recourse saying that the AAP leaders ‘malicious and defamatory’ campaign caused irreversible damage to him.

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On January 5, Arun Jaitley appeared in the court and recorded his statement as the complainant witness regarding the case. He had told the court that Kejriwal and the other AAP leaders had made “false and defamatory” statements.

– prepared by NewsGram team with inputs from PTI

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Muslims, You have ruled over Delhi. It is time to Reclaim it: Kejriwal Injects Communal poison for Bawana bypoll

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Jai Nath Mishra (extreme left) and Dr Munish Kumar Raizada centre) during Chanda Bandh Satyagraha Campaign

New Delhi, Aug 21, 2017: Aam Admi Party leaves no stone unturned to turn the competition in their favour. From targeting youth to women and the common man, they have now changed their focus to the Muslim community in Delhi. Recently, AAP’s sensational move stirred the social media.

A pamphlet asking Muslim residents in Bawana assembly constituency of Delhi to vote for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the upcoming Bawana bypoll was shared in the social media. The pamphlet professed an appeal to Muslim brothers by a Muslim cabinet minister of AAP, Imran Hussain.

The pamphlet desecrated the vote in the Uttar Pradesh assembly election, indicating the readers that their wrong choice of the vote could worsen the state of affairs in the vicinity. It said that Muslims can’t be swayed if they join hands and vote together.

The message out rightly professed Islamic ideologue, rather more brazenly. With statements like, “Our ancestors (Mughals) have ruled India for a thousand years and that Delhi belongs to Muslims”, nothing more is lucid than the communal propaganda of Kejriwal. What pride should one take in the fact that our land was once ruled by non-natives for several centuries?.

It also vouched for the pamphlet to be disseminated across Muslim shrines (Dargah) and every Muslim hook and corner.

The shameless vouching for votes does not even end here; it also demeaned others in the competition by calling them their enemies. Does this mean every Non-Muslim party is an ‘enemy’? Messages like will do nothing good than arousing animosity among the diverse sects.

The blatantly and flagrantly communal pitch of the pamphlet is noticeably an infringement of Supreme Court order that bans drum up support for votes in the name of any community. The order calls for disqualification of the candidate owing to such appeal.

Tajinder Bagga, a Delhi BJP spokesperson solicited a case to be registered against AAP supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for dispensing such communal appeal.

Munish Raizada, former NRI AAP convener also expressed his views regarding the poster;

Imam, the voice in the poster, however, denied the claims made. He has called the poster ‘fake’ and demanded police action for the same.

Off late, Arvind Kejriwal was also seen making intimidating remarks while talking to the voters in the by-election that AAP will not work under BJP/Congress leadership.

The party which maintained the common man status in its initial stage is now a party full of goons. What obvious assertion does one need? Isn’t the poster pitching for communal stance enough to prove that in the so-called Aam Admi Party, nothing is Aam (common) except for one thing and that is double-dealing.


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