Reacting staunchly to Kejriwal's Gujarat visit, Vijay Rupani, Gujarat Chief Minister said the people were fed up with his "lies", on Monday. "Entire country is saddened by his comments supportingPakistan and people are fed up with his lies, and I believehis words have no meaning," Rupani said, when asked aboutKejriwal's tirade against his government during his ongoingfour-day visit.
Senior BJP leader and Rajya Sabha member PurshottamRupala said people were protesting against Kejriwal because ofhis comments seeking proof of Army's surgical strikes in PoK. "Did (BJP president) Amit Shah conspire to make his rallyunsuccessful? He (Kejriwal) should understand that after thesurgical strikes, he went asking to provide proof to Pakistan.People are protesting because of this, and don't try to linkthis with Amit Shah," Rupala said.
Kejriwal and AAP had alleged that Shah was trying to stophis Surat rally. State BJP president Jitu Vaghani termed Kejriwal'scomments during his Gujarat visit as "political stunt".
"He is doing a political stunt to stay in the media glareand and blames our national president. I would like to ask himand Delhi public wants to know, have you fulfilled many ofyour promises made to them?" sai Vaghani. Kejriwal, visiting Gujarat ahead of next year's Assemblypolls, met families of youths killed during Patidarreservation agitation last year. He addressed a public rally in Surat today and termedAmit Shah a "traitor" while calling the Patel quota agitationleader Hardik Patel "true patriot".