Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders from Haryana reached Delhi on Sunday to protest against the CBI’s summon to Delhi Chief Minister Shri Arvind Kejriwal. AAP leaders from Haryana, who came here in support of Shri Arvind Kejriwal, started demonstrations at Andheria Mor and Peeragarhi Chowk. The AAP leaders blocked the road and raised slogans. During this protest, AAP leaders and workers were dragged away on roads and detained by the Delhi police.
The Delhi Police detained many leaders, including Haryana state in-charge and Rajya Sabha MP Dr. Sushil Gupta, senior leaders Shri Anurag Dhanda and Dr. Ashok Tanwar, former Haryana Minister Shri Nirmal Singh, and Ms. Chitra Sarwara. The Police detained these leaders in its buses and took them to half a dozen different police stations across Delhi.
Haryana state in-charge and Rajya Sabha MP Dr. Sushil Gupta and senior leader Dr. Ashok Tanwar were arrested along with hundreds of workers from Andheria Mor and taken to Fatehpur Beri police station in South Delhi. The police kept them in their custody until the CBI inquiry went on.
At the same time, hundreds of activists, including senior leaders Shri Anurag Dhanda, Chaudhary Nirmal Singh and Ms Chitra Sarwara, were taken to Mangolpuri police station and Nangloi police station. The AAP leaders blocked Delhi’s Peeragarhi Chowk for three hours, and AAP workers raised slogans against PM Narendra Modi in protest against the CBI’s questioning of Chief Minister Shri Arvind Kejriwal. During this protest, some AAP workers were detained by the Delhi Police after a tough fight.
State in-charge and Rajya Sabha MP Dr. Sushil Gupta, speaking at the protest, said, “The Modi Government is moving towards dictatorship, the people of the country are looking at the Aam Aadmi Party as an alternative. That’s why the Modi Government is scared. The people of the whole country support Shri Arvind Kejriwal. Today, the people of Delhi have come out on the streets in support of Shri Arvind Kejriwal.”
Senior leader Shri Anurag Dhanda added, “Since Shri Arvind Kejriwal gave information about Adani’s black money from the assembly, the Modi Government is deliberately trying to harass Shri Arvind Kejriwal. Fearing the increasing popularity of the Aam Aadmi Party, the BJP government wants to weaken the national leadership of the party, but today the Aam Aadmi Party is getting support from other states in addition to Delhi. The Aam Aadmi Party will continue to raise the voice of the people of the country like this, and the struggle will continue till the removal of the Modi Government.”
Senior leader Dr. Ashok Tanwar said, “The Modi Government has descended to dictatorship. The Aam Aadmi Party’s campaign will continue till such a government is thrown out. Today, the MPs and the MLAs have been forcefully arrested and locked in the police station for protesting peacefully. The struggle of the Aam Aadmi Party will continue.”
Senior leader Chaudhary Nirmal Singh added, “the BJP government wants to make the country opposition-less. The BJP Government is bent on insulting democracy. Today thousands of workers and people have been imprisoned by the police in Delhi, which is the dictatorship of the Modi government. Aam Aadmi Party workers will not tolerate this at all.”
On this occasion, Shri Kuldeep Gadrana, Shri Dalbir Kirmara, Shri Vikas Nehra, Shri Puneet Garg, Shri Virendra Kumar, Shri Umesh Sharma, Shri Narendra Saroha, Shri Om Prakash Gupta, Shri Bir Singh Sarpanch, Shri Mukesh Dagar, Shri Dharmbir Bhadana, Shri Aman Goyal, Shri Vinod Bhati, Shri Vivek Lamba, Shri Pankaj Beniwal, Dr. Manish Yadav, Shri Karan Singh Dhankhar, Shri Pawan Fauji, Shri Pawan Hindustani, Shri Shakti Beniwal, Shri GM Dhanraj Kundu, Shri Bhupendra Singh Joon, Shri Kartar Singh Tanwar, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Shri Jasmer Singh Sandhu and Shri Ravindra Jakhar were present, protesting against the attack of the Modi Government on Indian democracy and the AAP.