Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who was summoned as an accused in a criminal defamation complaint filed by BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri, was on Friday granted bail by court.
But this is not the first defamation case filed against the leader, the number has already reached 6, here is the list of all:
Case 1: Summoned by ex-political secretary Pawan Khera
Pawan Khera filed case against Kejriwal for his alleged “derogatory remarks” against power tariff hike during protests in October 2012.
Case 2: Lawyer Amit Sibal
Kapil Sibal’s son Amit Sibal filed the case after Kejriwal alleged conflict of interest over Amit Sibal appearing in the Supreme Court for telecom major Vodafone, while his father was the union communications minister.
Case 3: By Nitin Gadkari
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, filed case against Kejriwal after he defined Gadkari as “India’s most corrupt” during a press conference in January 2014.
Case 4: Surender Kumar Sharma
Sharma accused the two AAP leaders of approving his name as party candidate and later defaming him and also denying him the ticket.
Case 5: Ramesh Bidhuri
BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri alleged that Kejriwal had made baseless allegations against him.
Case 6: By Arun Jaitley
A Patiala House court issued summons against Kejriwal on 9 March for allegedly uttering defamatory statements against Jaitley in relation with the controversy surrounding the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA).