After a sweeping victory in Delhi, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is keeping an eye on the upcoming 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The party is already on its job of forming committees at the state, district and city level by enrolling its members with a nominal fee of Rupees 10 by filling up the form and using social online network on its website.
In certain states, AAP is making alliance with parties already working for eradication of corruption in the government. There are 543 Lok Sabha seats in the country and AAP is expected to field its candidates on more than 300 seats. So far, it has already established its units in more than 20 states.
The new slogan has also been given as ''One Booth, 100 Youth.'' The active states are UP, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Goa, Maharashtra, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam. A number of prominent personalities are joining the AAP by leaving the political parties and even quitting high profile jobs like Kejriwal. In Punjab at Jalandhar, the workers of AAP are already on hunger strike against the imposition of property tax.
AAP success' raise hopes for PPP
More than one lakh people is expected to visit Punjab in the second weekend of January 2014, as Maghi Conference is set to be organized by Peoples Party of Punjab (PPP) led by Manpreet Singh Badal on January 14. Arvind Kejriwal the newly inducted Chief Minister of Delhi is also expected to visit Punjab, where his family has links in Abohar, said Jagjit Singh Brar Honey Fattanwala, District President, PPP in a meeting with Bariwala Circle workers.
He further said ''With the coming of AAP party in power at Delhi, there is a hope of PPP coming to power in Punjab, as people are fed up from the dictatorship of the government and both the parties are working for the welfare of the people. He also expressed that the senior leaders of Congress and BJP agreeing with the ideology of PPP are anxious to join PPP.''