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Aam Aadmi Party announced three more candidates for Delhi Assembly

By on September 23, 2013

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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) announced two SDMC councilors, who were formerly associated with BJP and Congress, will be candidates for the Vikas Puri and Uttam Nagar Assembly seats in the Delhi polls.

Mahinder Yadav, current councilor in the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), will be candidate from Vikas Puri, Deshraj Raghav, an independent councilor in SDMC, will be the AAP candidate for the Uttam Nagar seat, and Veena Anand, a social worker, will be candidate from Patel Nagar seat.

Mahinder Yadav was associated with BJP for over a decade and was also general secretary of the party’s OBC Cell. He actively participated in Anna Hazare’s agitation at Jantar Mantar and Ramlila Ground here. He quit BJP in 2012 to contest the municipal elections as an independent candidate.

Deshraj Raghav had a long association with Congress and even held the post of general secretary of the party’s Najafgarh district chapter. He left the party last year and won in the municipal polls as an independent candidate.

Veena Anand is a social worker. She is Vice President of Delhi Vikas Sanstha, and President of Mahila Vikas Sanstha.

Aam Aadmi Party has announced a total of 56 candidates for 70 Delhi Assembly seats.

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