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Arvind Kejriwal's health perfectly fine, gained weight in Tihar jail: Sources

The Delhi Chief Minister was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on March 21, hours after the high court refused to grant him protection from coercive action by the federal anti-money laundering agency.

Reported By : Abhay Parashar Edited By : Anurag Roushan
New Delhi
Updated on: April 10, 2024 19:14 IST
Arvind Kejriwal, Arvind Kejriwal in Tihar, Arvind Kejriwal's health
Image Source : PTI Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's health has not deteriorated in Tihar jail, sources said on Wednesday. They further said that the health condition of the Aam Aadmi Party chief remains fine, with regular medical check-ups conducted daily due to his diabetes condition. Kejriwal's sugar levels have consistently shown to be within the normal range during these medical examinations, sources added. 

"When Arvind Kejriwal was sent to jail on April 1, his weight during medical examination was 65 kg and on April 7, it was 66 kg. Besides, the sugar level is also quite maintained and he is completely healthy," as per sources in Tihar jail. 

AAP shares Kejriwal's medical report

However, the AAP claimed that Kejriwal's sugar level deteriorated in Tihar Jail. "Fasting blood sugar was reported to be 160. Normal blood sugar in fasting should be 70," the party claimed. The party also shared a medical report of Kejriwal. 

India Tv - Arvind Kejriwal's medical report.

Image Source : INDIA TVArvind Kejriwal's medical report.

BJP demands Delhi CM's resignation

Meanwhile, the BJP on Wednesday held a protest near the AAP headquarters on DDU Marg, demanding the resignation of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is currently lodged in Tihar jail in connection with the excise policy case. Police used water cannons to disperse the protesters, leading to Virendra Sachdeva, the BJP's Delhi unit chief, suffering an injury. He was admitted to RML Hospital for treatment.

Kejriwal's plea against his arrest and remand in a money-laundering case linked to the Delhi government's now-scrapped excise policy was rejected by the Delhi High Court on Tuesday. The BJP has stepped up pressure on Kejriwal and demanded his resignation following the high court order.

Kejriwal moves Supreme Court

It should be noted here that Kejriwal has challenged the high court order in the Supreme Court. Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud has said he will look into Kejriwal's request for an early listing of his plea against the high court order. He has asked Kejriwal's lawyer to send an email.

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