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Arvind Kejriwal: Love him, hate him, but can't ignore him

New Delhi, Oct 22: For the young and sections of the Indian middle class he is a "hero" who has "unmasked" corrupt politicians. But there are many who can't stand the Magsaysay award-winning activist-turned-politician's "methods"

IANS Updated on: October 22, 2012 11:36 IST
The politician aspirant's googly came when he fired a salvo against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari, accusing him of grabbing farmers' land and corruption in collusion with the Nationalist Congress Party's tainted Ajit Pawar.

But this time his allegation seems to have fallen flat as it missed the target.

He got a taste of his own medicine when a former police officer-turned-activist accused Kejriwal of not naming NCP chief and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar when he highlighted irregularities by Gadkari.

Fingers have also been pointed at his three key aides - Prashant Bhushan, Anjali Damania and Mayank Gandhi - for questionable land deals, forcing the graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology to announce a "lokpal" of three retired judges to probe the charges against the three.


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