1. AAP to contest Gujarat Assembly polls, announces Gopal Rai

AAP to contest Gujarat Assembly polls, announces Gopal Rai

Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will contest the upcoming Assembly elections in Gujarat, IANS reported on Saturday.

By: | New Delhi | Published: September 2, 2017 10:19 PM
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Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will contest the upcoming Assembly elections in Gujarat, IANS reported on Saturday. Senior AAP leader Gopal Rai made the announcement in Ahmedabad. “The BJP has ruled the state for many years but failed to fulfil the aspirations of the people of Gujarat. The Congress is in complete disarray. The people of Gujarat want an alternative, which the Aam Aadmi Party will provide,” Rai, party in-charge of Gujarat, was quoted as saying by IANS. However, Rai said that party will contest on seats where it has an organisational base, adding, that “clean” candidates will fight on the party symbol.

AAP’s announcement comes days after its victory in the Bawana Assembly by-polls in Delhi. The AAP candidate trounced the BJP nominee, who was an AAP turncoat, by a huge margin of over 24,000 votes.

Party chief Kejriwal had also visited the state and held massive rallies post the Patel agitation and the Una incident where several Dalit youth were allegedly flogged by cow vigilantes last year. The party has also constituted a committee to receive and scrutinise applications from aspirants.

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    Vinay
    Sep 2, 2017 at 11:10 pm
    Now that AAP has decided to contest Gujarat elections, watch out for full time raids from Income Tax, CBI, GST, police, crime department, RAW, Army, navy, Airforce on AAP with FULL FORCE. Each and every AAP leader will be arrested for rape, murder, cheating, money laundering etc. Today everybody knows that BJP is full of uneducated scums. Gundaas, liars who lie looking at your face, cheats, rapists, third class politicians. They think raids such as above mentioned agencies will convince the voters to abandon AAP and vote for BJP. This is the typical thinking of mentally undeveloped netas of BJP. Shows their small mind mentality only because of lack of education.
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