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Arvind Kejriwal Arrest: Latest Updates and Political Turmoil Unveiled

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In a startling turn of events, Arvind Kejriwal, the national convenor of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Chief Minister of Delhi, faced arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday night, marking a significant setback for the party. The arrest, related to the Delhi excise policy case, not only rattled the political landscape but also raised questions about the boundaries of executive power and the principles of democracy.

The Legal Battle: Arvind Kejriwal’s Evaded Summons and High Court Plea

Kejriwal’s apprehension came following his evasion of eight previous summons by the ED, culminating in the agency’s ninth summon on March 21. Despite Kejriwal’s plea in the Delhi High Court to prevent coercive actions against him, the court postponed the hearing to April 22, offering no immediate relief.

The arrest sparked widespread protests across the national capital, with AAP supporters expressing outrage and opposition parties accusing the central government, particularly Prime Minister Narendra Modi, of authoritarianism. The AAP swiftly mobilized its base, calling for demonstrations at the party’s headquarters in Delhi’s ITO and urging nationwide protests outside Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) offices.


Amidst the turmoil, the opposition’s solidarity with Kejriwal hinted at broader concerns regarding democratic norms and the rule of law. The refusal of a midnight hearing by the Supreme Court further fueled tensions, prompting the AAP to declare its intent to govern from within prison—a move that could potentially escalate into a constitutional crisis.

As the situation unfolds, the political discourse surrounding Kejriwal’s arrest underscores the delicate balance between governance and accountability. While the AAP rallies its supporters and challenges the legal proceedings, the opposition scrutinizes the actions of the central government, amplifying calls for transparency and due process.

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