The Misadventures of Arvind Kejriwal


The Misadventures of Arvind Kejriwal

Illustration: Akshita Monga


hen spiritual guru Miley Cyrus famously proclaimed, “He came in like a wrecking ball,” the world thought she was talking about an ex. In fact, she had just seen Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal go on TV and say, “PM Modi and BJP could kill me.”

Ever since he rose to power, Kejriwal has peddled more conspiracy theories than Walter White peddled crystal meth, because if there really was someone trying to hijack EVMs, we’d know. How did Kejriwal then, go from a human flamethrower of truth to the bro selling conspiracies on the street in a hoodie and a muffler?