Reportedly delhi chief minister arvind kejriwal on tuesday filed his nomination for the state assembly election due on 8 february and the Aam Aadmi party chief will contest the polls from the New delhi constituency. Meanwhile the process of filing his nomination, originally scheduled for monday, was also delayed by more than six hours on tuesday, the party said, alleging a "conspiracy" to stall the chief minister from filing his papers.
Furthermore holding token number 45, Kejriwal joined the line to file his nomination on tuesday afternoon. Kejriwal tweeted "Waiting to file my nomination. My token no is 45. There are many people here to file nomination papers". Apparently AAP leaders claimed that 35 candidates were insisting that they will not allow the chief minister to file unless their nominations are filed. According to procedures, while nominations can be filed till 3 pm, candidates who have collected tokens to file their papers before the stipulated time are allowed to do so whenever their numbers arrive.
Moreover delhi deputy chief minister manish Sisodia said no matter how much the bjp conspires they will not be able to stop Kejriwal from filing his nomination. "BJP, no matter how much you conspire, you will not be able to stop Kejriwal from filing his nomination or from becoming the chief minister for the third time.