Kejriwal along with Sisodia and yogendra Yadav was to appear before court on Wednesday, cited his meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh Scheduled for Wednesday.
Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal was on Wednesday granted exemption from personal appearance for the day by a Delhi Court in a criminal defamation complaint filed against him by an advocate.
The Chief Minister–designate sought exemption from personal appearance on the grounds that he had to meet Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.Metropolitan Magistrate Muneesh Garg allowed Mr. Kejriwal’s plea and directed him to appear without fail before the court on March 17.
The court also granted exemption from personal appearance on Wednesday to AAP leaders Manish Sisodia and Yogendra Yadav on similar grounds.
The court had earlier released all the three AAP leaders on bail after they had appeared in the court on June 4 last year in pursuance to summonses against them.