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Aam Admi Party meets to discuss Lok Sabha polls strategy; first list of candidates soon

Saturday, 4 January 2014 - 11:39am IST | Agency: PTI
AAP has already decided to fight all the seats in Gujarat and will also contest in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh

The National Executive of Aam Admi Party today met to discuss the strategy for the Lok Sabha elections, their first meet after the success in the Delhi Assembly polls.

"Today we are meeting to plan the strategy for Lok Sabha polls and all the issues that are before the party," AAP leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal told reporters here.

However, there will be no discussions with regard to the names of candidates for the polls, he said.

AAP leader Yogendra Yadav said, "It is the first meeting of the national executive which is our highest decision-making body of the party so the idea would be to review what we did in Delhi and to plan for the Lok Sabha elections, to have a national perspective. "There are also some organisation matters to be settled," Yadav said.

The 23-member AAP National Executive is meeting at the Constitution Club to discuss plans and strategies for the general elections.AAP had bagged 28 out of 70 seats in the just-held Delhi assembly elections, riding on its main plank of fight against corruption and price rise.

AAP has already decided to fight all the seats in Gujarat and will also contest in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

Apart from Delhi, key party functionaries from Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana and Tamil Nadu are present at the meeting. Other than Kejriwal, his ministerial colleague Manish Sisodia and senior party members Yadav, Anjali Damania and Mayank Gandhi are attending the meeting.

AAP leader Sanjay Singh said the first list of party candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections should be out in 10 to 15 days.

The 23-member AAP National Executive is meeting at the Constitution Club here to discuss plans and strategies for the general elections. AAP had bagged 28 out of 70 seats in the just-held Delhi assembly elections, riding on its main plank of fighting against corruption and price rise.

Yadav said, "It is the first meeting of the national executive which is our highest decision-making body of the party so the idea would be to review what we did in Delhi and to plan for the Lok Sabha elections, to have a national perspective.

"There are also some organisation matters to be settled," Yadav said.

AAP has already decided to fight all the seats in Gujarat and will also contest in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

Apart from Delhi, key party functionaries from Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana and Tamil Nadu are present at the meeting.

Other than Kejriwal, his ministerial colleague Manish Sisodia and senior party members Yadav, Anjali Damania and Mayank Gandhi are attending the meeting.


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