AAP to launch membership drive across nation from Jan 10

Sun Jan 05 2014, 15:52 hrs
A day after it announced that it will be contesting the Lok Sabha elections, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said it will launch a nationwide campaign starting January 10, inviting individuals to join the party. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
A day after it announced that it will be contesting the Lok Sabha elections, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said it will launch a nationwide campaign starting January 10, inviting individuals to join the party. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
Addressing the media persons, AAP leader Yogendra Yadav said that the 'Main Bhi Aam Aadmi' campaign will be carried out between January 10 and 26, wherein a membership drive will be carried out across the country inviting people to join AAP. "No fee will be involved for the membership," Yadav said. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
Addressing the media persons, AAP leader Yogendra Yadav said that the 'Main Bhi Aam Aadmi' campaign will be carried out between January 10 and 26, wherein a membership drive will be carried out across the country inviting people to join AAP. "No fee will be involved for the membership," Yadav said. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
The decision was taken during the meeting of AAP's national executive - the highest decision-making body of the party - held on Sunday.AAP party leader Manish Sisodia arrives for the meeting at Constitution club of India in New Delhi. . (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
The decision was taken during the meeting of AAP's national executive - the highest decision-making body of the party - held on Sunday.
AAP party leader Manish Sisodia arrives for the meeting at Constitution club of India in New Delhi. . (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
Yadav also said that the people can fill the applications for the candidature for Lok Sabha polls till January 15, which will then be screened at the state level. "A three-member national campaign co-ordination committee will look into manifesto, fund raising and polls-related functions," he maintained. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
Yadav also said that the people can fill the applications for the candidature for Lok Sabha polls till January 15, which will then be screened at the state level. "A three-member national campaign co-ordination committee will look into manifesto, fund raising and polls-related functions," he maintained. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
 On Saturday, the AAP said that it would contest at least 300 seats in the polls due this summer and that the first list of AAP's Lok Sabha candidates will be announced within the next two weeks. Prashant Bhushan and Shanti Bhushan arrivefor AAP national executive meeting at Constitution club of India in New Delhi. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
On Saturday, the AAP said that it would contest at least 300 seats in the polls due this summer and that the first list of AAP's Lok Sabha candidates will be announced within the next two weeks.
Prashant Bhushan and Shanti Bhushan arrivefor AAP national executive meeting at Constitution club of India in New Delhi. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
The party leaders said a prime ministerial candidate would be named only after the poll results. However, Delhi Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal clarified later that he would not contest the Lok Sabha elections. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
The party leaders said a prime ministerial candidate would be named only after the poll results. However, Delhi Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal clarified later that he would not contest the Lok Sabha elections. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
AAP sources said the party aims to contest in several states and that while it might be able to ride the wave of its Delhi success in urban centres, it realises fighting elections in rural areas will be a different ball game altogether.CM Arvind Kejriwal leaves after attending the Aam Aadmi Party's National executive meeting. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
AAP sources said the party aims to contest in several states and that while it might be able to ride the wave of its Delhi success in urban centres, it realises fighting elections in rural areas will be a different ball game altogether.
CM Arvind Kejriwal leaves after attending the Aam Aadmi Party's National executive meeting. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
Sources said that AAP is planning to contest all seats in Gujarat and Haryana and also strongly focus on urban pockets in Maharashtra, Karnataka, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu. The party is also looking closely at Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan where it would need a different approach due to factors such as caste and community. They also said the party would focus on finding "active members", as opposed to "general members", which will be the barometer to judge the organisational strength of the party in an area. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
Sources said that AAP is planning to contest all seats in Gujarat and Haryana and also strongly focus on urban pockets in Maharashtra, Karnataka, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu. The party is also looking closely at Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan where it would need a different approach due to factors such as caste and community. They also said the party would focus on finding "active members", as opposed to "general members", which will be the barometer to judge the organisational strength of the party in an area. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)

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