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Arvind Kejriwal news Highlights: Delhi CM has ‘only one request,’ says AAP after party chief surrenders at Tihar

Arvind Kejriwal news Highlights: Delhi CM surrendered at Tihar jail as the bail term issued to allow the AAP chief to campaign in Lok Sabha elections expired today.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal surrendered at the Tihar jail after his interim bail granted by the Supreme Court ended on June 1.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal surrendered at the Tihar jail after his interim bail granted by the Supreme Court ended on June 1.

Welcome to our live coverage of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's surrender at Tihar Jail today. Kejriwal, who was granted interim bail by the Supreme Court on May 10, surrendered himself a day after the voting for Lok Sabha elections concluded on Saturday. The bail was granted to allow the AAP supremo to campaign in the elections amid ongoing legal battles over a money laundering case linked to the now-scrapped Delhi excise policy....Read More

Arvind Kejriwal, who has been the chief minister of Delhi for nearly a decade, began his political career as an anti-corruption crusader. However, his government faced accusations of corruption following the implementation of a policy to liberalise liquor sales in 2021, which was later withdrawn amid a probe that resulted in the imprisonment of two AAP leaders, including Manish Sisodia and Sanjay Singh.

Ahead of surrendering at Tihar prison, Arvind Kejriwal paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat, offered prayers at Hanuman temple and addressed party workers at AAP headquarters in Delhi. "All of you take care of yourselves," he said on X. “I will take care of you all in jail. If you are happy, then your Kejriwal will also be happy in jail.”

Stay tuned as we bring you real-time updates on Arvind Kejriwal's surrender and the reactions from across the political spectrum.

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June 2, 2024 7:13 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Delhi CM jailed without any evidence, says AAP spokesperson

The investigation in this alleged liquor scam has been going on for the last two years, and there has been not a single penny of recovery from any of our leaders. They have put Arvind Kejriwal in jail without any recovery or evidence, and the people are taking note of it: Priyanka Kakkar

June 2, 2024 6:29 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: We respect the judiciary, says Atishi

“We want to thank the Supreme Court, they granted 21 days bail to Arvind Kejriwal ji. In these 21 days, he campaigned for many parties of the INDIA Alliance, because this election was not just for one party. This election was to protect the constitution of the country. We respect the judiciary, hence Arvind Kejriwal has surrendered on the scheduled date,” Delhi minister Atishi told reporters.

June 2, 2024 6:05 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Kejriwal shouldn't worry about June 4, says Delhi BJP chief

"I would like to remind him (Arvind Kejriwal) that he is returning to jail in a corruption case. He shouldn't worry about June 4 as PM Modi is going to return to power for the third time and he will get information about it in the jail," says Delhi BJP chief Virendra Sachdeva.

June 2, 2024 5:53 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Sunita Kejriwal, daughter Harshita leave from Tihar Jail

Arvind Kejriwal's wife Sunita Kejriwal and daughter Harshita left from Tihar Jail after the Delhi chief minister surrendered there.

June 2, 2024 5:40 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Delhi court sends Kejriwal to judicial custody till June 5

A Delhi court sent Arvind Kejriwal to judicial custody till June 5. The court ordered after hearing an application recently moved by the Enforcement Directorate. The application was pending as the Delhi CM was on interim bail. After Kejriwal surrendered at Tihar jail, the application was taken up by the Duty Judge of Rouse Avenue Court.

June 2, 2024 5:28 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: AAP minister says Kejriwal has ‘only one request’

Delhi minister Kailash Gahlot said that the jailed CM has only one request “that is to serve the people of Delhi with dedication.”

June 2, 2024 5:22 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Arvind Kejriwal returns to Tihar jail

June 2, 2024 5:03 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Delhi CM surrenders at Tihar jail as interim bail expires today

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal surrendered at Tihar jail after the interim bail granted by the Supreme Court expired today.

June 2, 2024 4:54 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Several AAP leaders accompanying Kejriwal

Several AAP leaders including Sanjay Singh and Saurabh Bharadwaj are accompanying Arvind Kejriwal who is on his way to Tihar jail to surrender after the expiry of interim bail.

June 2, 2024 4:41 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Delhi CM leaves from AAP office to surrender at Tihar jail

The Delhi chief minister has left the party office to surrender at Tihar jail as his interim bail period ends today. Kejriwal was arrested in a money laundering case linked to a now-scrapped excise policy that liberalised liquor sales in the national capital.

June 2, 2024 4:29 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Lord Hanuman will destroy the dictators in our nation, says AAP chief

Addressing party workers after paying tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat and offering prayers at a temple, Kejriwal said, “Mahatma Gandhi had brought an end to dictatorship in our nation and he is an inspiration for all of us…June 4 is also Tuesday and Lord Hanuman will destroy the dictators in our nation.”

June 2, 2024 4:23 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Kejriwal says all exit polls fake

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal dismissed the exit poll results that have indicated a big win for the ruling BJP in the Lok Sabha elections as “fake”.

“One exit poll gave 33 seats to BJP in Rajasthan whereas there are only 25 seats there...The real issue is why they had to do a fake exit poll 3 days before the day of counting. There are several theories regarding this, one of them is that they are trying to manipulate the machines (EVMs),” he claimed.

June 2, 2024 4:13 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Delhi CM says going to jail because ‘raised my voice against dictatorship’

“I want to tell the people of Delhi - your son is returning to jail today. This is not because I am involved in any corruption but because I have raised my voice against dictatorship. During (Lok Sabha election) campaigning, the PM accepted that they don't have any proof against me. They have raided more than 500 places but have not recovered a single penny,” Kejriwal said.

June 2, 2024 4:09 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: AAP supremo addresses party workers

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said he didn't waste a single minute of the 21 days he was out on interim bail granted by the Supreme Court.

“I did not campaign only for AAP but for various parties. I went to Mumbai, Haryana, UP, Jharkhand...AAP is not important, for us the country is important.”

June 2, 2024 4:02 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: AAP supremo to speak to party workers

Delhi minister and AAP leader Gopal Rai said that Kejriwal will speak to party workers before returning to Tihar jail. The Delhi chief minister has been arrested in a money laundering case linked to excise policy.

“ Today Arvind Kejriwal is going back to jail again, we hope that he will be released from jail soon...he will come here and speak to all party workers and then we will also accompany him...we have been working for people and we will keep doing that,” Rai said.

June 2, 2024 3:40 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: CM offers prayers at Hanuman Mandir in Connaught Place

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and his wife Sunita Kejriwal offered prayers at Hanuman Mandir in Connaught Place.

June 2, 2024 3:31 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Delhi CM pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat

Arvind Kejriwal paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat ahead of his surrender at the Tihar Jail at the end of his interim bail granted by the Supreme Court to campaign for the Lok Sabha elections.

June 2, 2024 3:21 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: AAP chief arrives at Raj Ghat

Arvind Kejriwal, along with his wife Sunita Kejriwal and AAP leaders, arrived at Raj Ghat to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi ahead of his surrender at the Tihar Jail.

June 2, 2024 3:01 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal news LIVE: Delhi CM leaves for Raj Ghat ahead of surrender at Tihar

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has just left his residence in Civil Lines to surrender at Tihar Jail later today.

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