Legal notice to Kejriwal by Sheila Dikshit for 'civil and criminal defamation'
Instances of legal action against anti-corruption firebrand Arvind Kejriwal seems to be piling up - with Kejriwal not seem to be caring one bit as he continues to challenge the moral right of people holding public office by leveling allegations and labeling them in public. This time, the chief minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit has sent a legal notice to Kejriwal - finding one of his remarks defamatory.
SHEILA DIKSHIT'S political secretary Pawan Khera has sent a legal notice today to anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal
for "civil and criminal defamation" after Kejriwal recently called Dikshit a 'dalal' on television shows - pointing a finger at both the chief minister as well as the Delhi
The legal notice asks Kejriwal to "immediately withdraw all the allegations and aspersions made against Sheila Dikshit
, and further tender an unconditional public apology to her." The India
Against Corruption leader Kejriwal has been given two days to respond to the legal notice.
Apparently, the legal notice hasn't upset Kejriwal or his views about the chief minister. While spearheading a protest outside BSES offices in New Delhi, an apologetic Kejriwal observed that he will "continue to defame Dikshit" till she "continues to do injustice to the people," reported ANI.
He added, "We are not defaming your honour and reputation, you and your bad deeds are defaming you. The corruption that has been done is now coming out in the open. People know this, and are out on the roads. No matter how many notices you send, we will not be scared," reported ANI.