Arvind Kejriwal's AAP makes anti-graft activist as campaign committee head in Andhra Pradesh

Written by PTI | Hyderabad | Updated: Feb 11 2014, 18:30pm hrs
Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today announced the formation of its Andhra Pradesh state campaign committee with noted anti-corruption and RTI activist B Ramakrishna Raju as the convener.

The committee will coordinate and oversee all AAP activities in the state until the upcoming elections.

Raju is a former convener of National Alliance of People's Movements and convener of United Forum for RTI, Andhra Pradesh, according to the party.

Other members of the committee are: educationist and social activist R Venkat Reddy, convener of SOUL (Save Our Urban Lakes) Jasveen Jairath, social activist and expert on farmers' issues Kirankumar Vissa, activist with Street Hawkers Federation and Human Rights Forum in Hyderabad Syed Bilal, grassroots dalit activist Vijay Kumar and High Court advocate Ravi Chandra, the party said.

"Aam Aadmi Party has generated enormous interest and support across all districts of Andhra Pradesh. The party is confident of making a huge impact in the upcoming elections," it said.