India does not need lessons: VP Dhankhar responds to US, UN, Germany's remarks on Kejriwal's arrest | WATCH

After recent developments, India has expressed disapproval towards remarks made by the US and Germany concerning Kejriwal's arrest. Diplomatic tensions rose as these nations commented on the need for a fair legal process for the Delhi Chief Minister.

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Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar stated India has robust judicial system and the nation does not require guidance from external entities on the rule of law. His remarks came following comments from the US, Germany, and the United Nations regarding the arrest of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in a liquor policy case.

After recent developments, India has expressed disapproval towards remarks made by the US and Germany concerning Kejriwal's arrest. Diplomatic tensions rose as these nations commented on the need for a fair legal process for the Delhi Chief Minister.

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India's judicial autonomy

Speaking at the 70th Founders' Day celebrations of the Indian Institute of Public Administration, Dhankhar underlined the modern norm of equality before the law in India. He criticized the tendency of certain individuals and groups to resist legal accountability, emphasizing the independence and integrity of India's judiciary.

Corruption: No longer a shield

Dhankhar highlighted the diminishing dimension of corruption, emphasizing that corrupt practices no longer lead to opportunity or immunity but rather to imprisonment. He criticized arguments favoring leniency towards the corrupt and stressed the importance of upholding the rule of law consistently.

UN's reaction on Kejriwal's arrest 

Arvind Kejriwal was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the Delhi liquor policy case, which sparked international attention. The UN expressed hope for the protection of political and civil rights in India, particularly during the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

The remarks from Vice President Dhankhar underline India's commitment to its legal system and sovereignty, reaffirming the nation's stance on the rule of law amidst international scrutiny.