I am not contesting the Lok Sabha elections and not in prime ministerial race: Arvind Kejriwal

By on January 5, 2014

The Aam Aadmi Party announced that it will fight the upcoming 2014 Lok Sabha polls in all the states, but Arvind Kejriwal ruled out his contesting Lok Sabha polls.

“I am not contesting the Lok Sabha elections. Out of affection for me, Yogendra Yadav has said that,” Arvind Kejriwal said. He further said Neither Rahul Gandhi nor Narendra Modi nor Arvind Kejriwal is important. The country’s politics is fight against inflation and corruption.

The Aam Aadmi Party executive meeting will continue for the second day at Constitution Club on Sunday where party leaders to finalize a strategy for the upcoming polls. The party is likely to release its first list of Lok Sabha candidates within two weeks.

The AAP had already announced that it will contest all five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand, all the seats in Gujarat and maximum seats from UP and Haryana.

AAP leader Kumar Vishwas said that he will contest the general elections against Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi from his constituency in Amethi in Uttar Pradesh. Yogendra Yadav is likely to contest the 2014 Lok Sabha polls from Gurgaon parliamentary constituency.

Meanwhile, the Delhi Government announced to launch a public grievance system in a week under which ministers will address the Aam Aadmi’s problems. “We will sit on the street to hear the problems of the Aam Aadmi. We need to control the Mafias of Jal board tankers and work on mapping the Jal board vehicles. We will launch the public grievance system in a week. A meeting of senior officials will be held today to discuss the issue,” Kejriwal said.

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