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AAP to kick off national membership drive today

Friday, 10 January 2014 - 11:34am IST | Agency: ANI

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will launch its nation-wide membership drive today.

Called 'Main Bhi Aam Aadmi', the 17-day campaign aims to garner support in several states, where AAP is looking to contest majorly in the Lok Sabha elections.

AAP leader Yogendra Yadav had earlier said that the party would start a membership drive where people from all over the country can apply to contest for the Lok Sabha elections. "From tenth there will be a membership drive called 'main bhi aam aadmi hoon' where we will request the people from all over the country, who are interested in joining our party to get a membership of the AAP," said Yadav.

"We will ask them to take out time for the country and start doing something for their constituencies. No fees will be charged for the registration. The applications will be accepted from 10th to 26th of this month and the responsibility of which has been given to Gopal Rai," he said.

He further said that they have not decided the number of seats they will be contesting for in each constituency. "We haven't decided the number of seats but the guidelines have been made. We will make sure that we send a deserving candidate to contest the seats," said Yadav

"Although, it has been decided that we will contest all 10 Lok Sabha seats and 90 Assembly seats from Haryana and the first list of candidates for Lok Sabha polls will be declared between 15-20 January," he said.


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