Kejriwal arrives in Dharamshala for 10-day vipassana

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Delhi Chief Minister Arivind Kejriwal has arrived Dharamshala for a 10-day vipassana session at a meditation centre in Dharamkot starting tomorrow.

The AAP convener was welcomed by a large number of party workers at the airport here this afternoon, but left for the meditation centre without interacting with them or media persons.

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Pawan Sharma, in-charge of the vipassana centre, said the course would start tomorrow morning and continue till the evening of August 11.

Kejriwal will not take up any official work and will not have access to newspapers, TV or any other media during the period.

Ex-BJP MP and AAP in-charge in Himachal Pradesh, Rajan Sushant, said the AAP convener’s visit will boost the morale of party workers in the state.

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He will not take up any official work and will not have access to newspapers, television or any other media during the period.

His deputy Manish Sisodia will be in charge of the government then.

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The chief minister’s plan to go for vipassana comes nearly one-and-a-half years after he had gone for a similar session after hectic campaign for Lok Sabha elections in May, 2014.

AAP is preparing for the Assembly election in Punjab scheduled to be held in early 2017.

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