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The rally will be held at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on March 23, 2023, which marks the 91st anniversary of the martyrdom of Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is launching a nationwide campaign with the slogan "Modi hatao, desh bachao" (remove Modi, save the country) ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. Party chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called for a rally at Jantar Mantar on March 23, which will be attended by his Punjab counterpart Bhagwant Mann.
The posters have raised a furore in political circles. Delhi Police has registered 49 FIRs (revised from their original quote of 100) and arrested six people linked with the posters with remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which were splattered on walls and electricity poles in the national capital last night.
There was no mention of the printing press or publisher on the posters but the Delhi Police registered cases under sections of the Printing Press Act and Defacement of Property Act and started an investigation into the matter. The police intercepted a van leaving the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) office and seized some posters, leading to the arrests. The investigation is ongoing. AAP has objected to the removal of the posters and the police action.