Kejriwal apologises again, Arun Jaitley refuses to roll back defamation case

WION Web Team
Delhi, India Published: Apr 02, 2018, 01:44 PM(IST)

File photo of Arvind Kejriwal. Photograph:( AFP )

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In his letter, Kejriwal admitted having made "certain statements" about Jaitley in connection with his tenure as the President of the Delhi & District Cricket Association

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party leaders Sanjay Singh, Raghav Chadha and Ashutosh have apologized to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in a joint letter.

The apology came after Jaitley had filed a defamation case against the AAP leaders. 

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In his letter, Kejriwal admitted having made "certain statements" about Jaitley in connection to his tenure as the President of the Delhi & District Cricket Association. 

Kejriwal further noted that the statements made by him were based on the information served to him by those who claimed to have first-hand knowledge about DDCA affairs. 

"Therefore, I unequivocally withdraw all the allegations made by me in question whether made in print, electronic or social media against you. I offer my sincere apology to you and your family members for any harm caused to your reputation as a consequence of my allegations," the letter read. 

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Meanwhile, Arun Jaitley has refused to roll back the case against Kejriwal and other AAP leaders named in the lawsuit. 

(With inputs from ANI) 

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