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Al Jazeera

Thousands protest opposition leader's arrest in India

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Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera

Leaders of India’s opposition coalition and thousands of supporters rallied in the capital, decrying “autocracy” in protest against the arrest of a senior colleague ahead of the election. Arvind Kejriwal, chief minister of Delhi and a key leader in an opposition alliance formed to challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was arrested and jailed in connection with a long-running corruption probe.