Wednesday, October 3, 2018

AAP leadership in Delhi asks MLAs in Punjab to choose candidates with 'clean image' for 2019 General Elections

Chandigarh: The AAP leadership in urban center on Tuesday asked its MLAs in Punjab to start out searching for potential candidates "with a clean image" for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

In a meeting within the capital, below the place of AAP national caller Arvind Kejriwal, senior leaders of the party mentioned many problems, together with its preparation for the 2019 polls, reaching dead set former leaders.

File photo of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. PTI

However,the eight dissident  MLAs junction rectifier by Sukhpal Singh Khaira stayed aloof from the meeting. The meeting was conjointly attended by urban center Deputy Chief Minister and therefore the party's Punjab in-charge Manish Sisodia.

"We are asked to seem for appropriate candidates for 2019 Lok Sabha elections," AAP politician from Sunam, Aman Arora, said. "We can rummage around for candidates with sensible character and a clean image, and it'll be the most criteria for shortlisting a candidate," he said.

These candidates are often from among volunteers, senior leaders, people who square measure contributive to the explanation for {punjab|Punjab|geographical square measurea|geographic area|geographical region|geographic region} and are connected with the folks and dealing for them, Arora said. In 2014, the AAP had won four out of the thirteen Lok Sabha seats in Punjab.

In the meeting, it had been conjointly discerned that individuals were angry with the Congress government in Punjab for its alleged failure in honouring its poll guarantees.The unhappy has already been rejected by the folks, Arora said.

On the difficulty of persuading the Khaira cluster, Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann aforementioned efforts were being created to persuade them to come back along and fight for Punjab.

"We are telling them to fight for Punjab by being united. If they (Khaira group) don't wish it, then we have a tendency to cannot do something,” aforementioned Mann. He represented Tuesday's meeting as “routine”.

The faction-ridden AAP had earlier approached former leaders like Sucha Singh Chhotepur to bring them back in party fold.

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