Arvind Kejriwal Not Invited For Republic Day Celebrations, Wants To Attend

24/01/2015 3:55 PM IST | Updated 27/06/2016 9:53 PM IST
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NEW DELHI, INDIA - JULY 31: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal addressing a rally of auto drivers at the Ramlila Maidan on July 31, 2014 in New Delhi, India. In efforts to woo its traditional support base ahead of possible assembly elections in Delhi, Aam Aadmi Party come in support grievances of auto drivers and promised to solve them if his party returns to power. (Photo by Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday expressed displeasure at not being invited for the Republic Day celebrations.

"I want to attend the Republic Day celebrations, I don't know why I wasn't invited," Kejriwal said.

Many AAP leaders too said that Kejriwal should have been invited for the Republic Day parade.

"The Prime Minister should have invited Arvind Kejriwal as a former chief minister to the Republic Day celebrations," said AAP leader Kumar Vishwas.

"Arvind ji is not only former Delhi chief minister, but also a popular political leader, he should have been invited for 26th January celebration," said party spokesperson Ashutosh.

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