Arvind Kejriwal Maharashtra rally LIVE updates: AAP convener officially inducts Brigadier Sudheer Sawant into Aam Aadmi Party

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Arvind Kejriwal's Maharashtra rally LIVE updates: Aam Aadmi Party supremo Arvind Kejriwal will address a rally, on Friday (January 12) at the birthplace of Jijabai, mother of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji.

AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal gets a warm welcome in Sindkhed

Arvind Kejriwal’s Maharashtra rally LIVE updates: In what is being seen as the party’s effort to mark its presence in Maharashtra, Aam Aadmi Party supremo Arvind Kejriwal will address a rally, on Friday (January 12) at the birthplace of Jijabai, mother of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji. Kejriwal is likely to address the rally at Sindkhed Raja in Buldhana district, and pay tribute to the matriarch on her birth anniversary, as per a PTI report. Notably, every year, lakhs of people, mostly from the politically dominant Maratha community, gather at the place to pay their respects to Rajmata Jijabai. Reportedly, the police had initially denied permission for the rally citing law and order issues, but the rally, scheduled for today morning, will be held as planned after AAP leaders took up the issue with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and senior police officials

Here are the LIVE updates of Arvind Kejriwal’s Maharashtra rally:

2: 15 pm: “Babasaheb Ambedkar said that upliftment of society can only take place with education. And only when education will convert into employment and thats what we believe too”: Arvind Kejriwal

1: 50 pm: AAP Convener Arvind Kejriwal addresses rally at Sindkhed.

1: 00 pm: AAP Maharashtra Leader and National spokesperson Preeti S Menon Addresses ‘Maharashtra Sankalp Sabha’.

12: 41 pm: Arvind Kejriwal officially inducts Brigadier Sudheer Sawant into Aam Aadmi Party.

12: 24 pm: AAP Convener Arvind Kejriwal reaches to the venue of ‘Maharashtra Sankalp Sabha’. Receives warm welcome by people of Sindkhed.

11: 46 am: Meanwhile, Arvind Kejriwal has congratulated ISRO for its feat saying, “Congratulations ISRO. Congratulations India. A matter of great pride for India and its scientist community. I have always said that India has the best talent in the world. We only need to give them freedom, resources and no political interference.”

11: 05 am: AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal took blessings of Jijamaata on the occasion of her Janmotsav at Sindkhed Raja.

10: 50 am: AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal pays tribute to Jijabai, mother of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji. Watch Video:

10: 35 am: Kejriwal is expected to induct Brigadier (Retd.) Sudhir Sawant, a former Congress MP from Konkan region, into the party, at the rally today, AAP spokesperson Preeti Sharma Menon said, as per a PTI report.

10: 20 am: Earlier, Arvind Kejriwal had in Marathi saying, “On the occasion of Rajmata Jijau Jayanti on January 12, I am coming to Sindkhed Raja to have a dialogue with the people of Maharashtra.”

10: 01 am: AAP Convener Arvind Kejriwal met local volunteers and had breakfast with them before his visit to Sindkhed.

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