<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>An unknown person on Tuesday evening threw ink on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in Rajasthan’s Bikaner district. According to reports, the AAP chief was attacked with ink for his alleged remarks on Indian Army’s surgical strikes carried out across the Line of Control (LoC) in response to Uri attacks in Jammu and Kashmir. Kejriwal reacted to the ink attack and tweeted, “God bless those who threw ink at me, I wish them well.” As per the latest reports, two men have been detained in this regard.Earlier, Delhi minister Satyendar Jain was targeted in a slipper attack by a woman over Arvind Kejriwal’s remarks on cross-LoC anti-terror surgical strike by army. Bhavana Arora, who had staged an ink attack on Kejriwal in January, hurled a slipper at the AAP leaders’ car outside the Income Tax office here at around 3.15 PM. However, the slipper only hit the vehicle in which the Health Minister was travelling along with AAP leaders Sanjay Singh and Ashutosh as its windows were closed. Jain today appeared before I-T Department and was questioned by its investigating officers for over three hours in connection with a tax evasion probe against certain Kolkata-based firms. “How could the Aam Aadmi Party demand proof of surgical strikes from the Indian Army? Are they agents of Pakistan?,” Arora told reporters here after hurling her slipper at Jain’s vehicle. Arora belongs to Aam Aadmi Sena, a breakaway faction of the Aam Aadmi Party. However, she was not detained by the police after the incident. Arora had also thrown ink on Kejriwal in January this year while he was delivering a speech at a public meeting in Chhatrasal Stadium. Volunteers of the Sena had reached the Central Revenue Building at I P Estate where I-T Department office is located after they got to know about Jain appearing before the department. Jain was last week summoned by the IT to furnish personal financial details and ITRs for the last four years.Rejecting BJP’s criticism, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accused it of playing politics over the anti-terror surgical strike and said why was the party “scared” when he had only asked the Prime Minister to counter the false propaganda by Pakistan. Maintaining that Aam Aadmi Party believes that surgical strikes did take place, Kejriwal said that in his video message yesterday he had only appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to give a befitting reply. In a rare gesture, Kejriwal has yesterday “saluted” Modi for the surgical strikes by the Army on terror launch pads across the LoC.At the same time, he had urged the Centre to counter the smear campaign by Pakistan and international media, but BJP alleged that Kejriwal had in the garb of his statement questioned the Army’s assertion on surgical strike and insulted the armed forces.”I have supported the Prime Minister, applauded the army. I only said that Pakistan is spreading false propaganda in the world that surgical strikes did not happen. We all believe that surgical strikes took place,” Kejriwal told reporters at the Jodhpur civil airport.”Pakistan is spreading the propaganda across the world and international media is running this that surgical strikes did not take place. I had only appealed to the PM that a befitting reply should be given to Pakistan.”If I said that we have to counter Pakistan’s false propaganda then why is the BJP so rattled and scared? We all have to counter Pakistan’s propaganda and we should all, irrespective of the party, strengthen PM’s hands in this,” Kejriwal said.Claiming that Kejriwal “sought proof” on the anti-terror operation, the BJP asked him not to belittle the armed forces by getting influenced by Pakistani “propaganda”. At a press conference today, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the AAP leader should answer whether he believed in the Indian Army or not. Kejriwal later retorted: “I am unhappy. Ravi Shankar ji is saying I am playing politics. Am I playing politics or they?””I and my party are with Narendra Modi in his every step against Pakistan and its mischiefs,” said Kejriwal. “It is time that all the citiznes and political parties are united and strengthen the hands of the prime minister against Pakistan,” he said. Kejriwal later headed to Bikaner by road to meet a party worker who had lost his mother. Senior AAP leader Ashutosh said Pakistan is insulting ‘Bharat Mata’ and Indian army through its propaganda, but BJP is settling score with Kejriwal. “I am amazed that Ravi Shankar Prasad instead of unmasking Pak Propaganda is questioning AK. Shows BJP’s bankruptcy of ideas,” Ashutosh tweeted.

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Ink attack on Kejriwal in Rajasthan after surgical strike comment