Gadkari defamation case: Court says bury the hatchet, Kejriwal refuses to withdraw statement
New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari both appeared in court on Friday in connection with the defamation case filed against the AAP chief. This was the first time the two were in court in the matter.
The judge urged Gadkari and Kejriwal to bury the hatchet and finish the case. The judge said that the two being public figures should set the right example by letting the matter drop.
The judge also said that the two politicians should utilise their time in a better manner. However, Arvind Kejriwal has refused to drop the matter.Gadkari had alleged that Kejriwal defamed him by including his name in AAP’s list of India’s most corrupt. Gadkari has been excused from court proceedings to attend Parliament. The case has now been adjourned till 1 pm.