Kejriwal, who arrived in Varanasi by Shivganga express train, reportedly faced an angry mob of BJP workers at different points in the town shouting slogans of "Kejriwal vapas jao" and "Kejriwal murdabad".
    
The AAP leader arrived here on Tuesday morning with around 50 workers and he is scheduled to address a rally later in the day to ask the people of the constituency whether he should take on BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi who is contesting from this seat.
    
He first faced opposition by the BJP workers at Tagore town colony in Bhojubir locality where he halted at a party worker's residence and later faced similar protest at Baba Kal Bhairon temple in Vishesehwarganj locality.

The AAP workers retaliated by raising anti-Modi slogans, a party official said.
 
Polling in Varanasi will take place on May 12. Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency has five assembly segments of which three are urban- Varanasi North, Varanasi South and Varanasi Cantonment- while the other two Sevapuri and Rohaniya are rural.

Kejriwal is expected to launch his campaign focusing on problems of river pollution, lack of development and the poor condition of weavers, mostly from the minority community.

(JPN/Agencies)

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