Ahmedabad: Arvind Kejriwal campaigned in a program attended by auto drivers in Ahmedabad, Gujarat today. Kejriwal is camping there as the state of Gujarat is about to face assembly elections soon.
Auto drivers meeting was held as a part of it. An auto driver who spoke then said, “I am your biggest fan. You once visited an auto driver’s house in the state of Punjab. You dined there. I have seen that video. Will you come to my house for dinner too?” said.
To which Kejriwal said, “I will definitely come. Can we come tonight? Would it be ok to come at 8? May I bring two men with me?” The auto driver was happy to hear that. A video of this conversation was posted on the Aam Aadmi Party’s official Twitter handle and went viral.
Meanwhile, Arvind Kejriwal, who went to the auto driver’s house tonight as told, surprised him by having dinner at his house. He left the hotel around 7.30 pm after accepting a dinner invitation and went to the house of Vikram Dandani, an auto driver, resident of Katlodia area for dinner. Aam Aadmi leaders also dined with him. Then the auto driver sat with Vikram and Kejriwal ate chapati.
Earlier, citing security reasons, the Gujarat Police had stopped an auto driver from going home to eat. He had an argument with the police while he was in the auto to stop him from leaving in the auto.
Kejriwal then said that he did not need Gujarat Police protection. “Shame on you. People of Gujarat are suffering because the leaders here are not engaging with the public. We interact with the people and you are stopping us. Take your security, we don’t need it. You are giving it by force. I have given you in writing that we have security. I don’t need security,” Kejriwal argued with the police. did Due to this there was a commotion for a few minutes. However, after permission was given, the auto driver went home and had dinner.