Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday issued an apology to former Punjab revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia saying that he has now learned that the drug trade allegations were unfounded.
In his letter to Majithia, Kejriwal wrote, “In the recent past, I made certain statements and allegations against you regarding your alleged involvement in drug trade. These statements became a political issue. Now, I’ve learnt that allegations are unfounded.”
“Hence, there should be no politics on such issues. I hereby withdrew all my statements and allegations made against you and apologise for the same,” read the statement.
The Delhi CM has furnished a copy of the apology to the court. Majithia, himself confirmed this development on his official Twitter handle.
“CM Arvind Kejriwal has tendered an apology to me in the court, for all the baseless and false allegations he and his party levelled against me in drug issue. My mother suffered the most due to all this and this apology is a vindication of her faith in Waheguru’s power of justice,” wrote Majithia.
“It is a historical moment for me personally and may be otherwise also where a sitting chief minister has apologised for the remarks he had made,” ANI quoted Majithia as saying while addressing a press conference in Chandigarh.
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