Arvind Kejriwal’s weight has reduced by 4.5 kg since his arrest, BJP is putting his health at risk: Atishi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is losing weight rapidly since his arrest on March 21, senior AAP leader Atishi claimed on Wednesday and blamed the BJP for endangering his health by keeping him in jail, news agency PTI reported. Accused of.

He said the Aam Aadmi Party would seek legal help on the chief minister’s health condition, PTI reported.

However, Tihar jail authorities, where Kejriwal is lodged till April 15, have refuted the claims on his health. According to PTI report, a senior Tihar Jail official said that Kejriwal’s condition is normal.

Kejriwal was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case related to excise duty policy. He has been sent to judicial custody till April 15.

“Arvind Kejriwal ji is a severe diabetic patient. Despite health problems, he remained engaged 24 hours in the service of the country. Since his arrest, Kejriwal’s weight has reduced by 4.5 kg. This is very worrying. BJP is accusing him of “His health is at risk by putting him in jail,” a post in Hindi alleged.

He said that if anything happens to Arvind Kejriwal, not only the entire country but even God will not forgive him.

Later, at a press conference, the Delhi minister said, “Today, the Delhi High Court will hear the petition challenging his arrest by the ED. After the court decides on it, we will seek legal help on his health condition.” “

Alleging that Kejriwal has been jailed in a “false case”, Atishi said they are closely monitoring his health condition.

“The entire nation is watching. For a severely diabetic patient, if his sugar level drops below 50 mg/dL, it is extremely worrying. While he was in ED custody, his sugar level dropped three times, In which at one point it had come down to 46 mg/dL,” she said, PTI reports.

According to PTI report, Atishi claimed that her weight has decreased by 4.5 kg in the last 12 days, which is a health threat.

Delhi Chief Minister has been allowed to eat home-cooked food in Tihar Jail. Kejriwal’s sugar level was low on Tuesday morning. Officials said he was under the observation of Tihar Jail doctors as his sugar levels were fluctuating.

(With inputs from PTI)