"If Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde or Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit raise objections to the funds, it doesn't hurt and they can go for any probe, but when Annaji says such things, it hurts me personally," he said.

The AAP convenor said audit of all the accounts had been done after the agitation at Ramlila maidan ended.

"Even the income tax returns have been filed, but again the issue had been raised," he said, adding that he was nevertheless ready to face a probe in the matter.

Kejriwal asked Hazare to support his party, claiming that for the first time a political party was speaking about "honest politics" in the country.

"Annaji must come forward to support the party in the election. This is for the fist time any party is giving people of India an option of honest politics, and he should come in support of the people," he said.

Relations between Hazare and Kejriwal hit a low when the anti-corruption crusader purportedly expressed disappointment over the alleged misuse by AAP of funds collected during the Jan Lokpal Bill drive.

In a letter to Kejriwal, he had also expressed unhappiness on the alleged use of his name in the Delhi elections.

A CD has surfaced in which Hazare was shown raising questions on the use of data collected during the anti-graft agitation in 2011.


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