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About Aam Aadmi Party


Aam Aadmi Part also known as AAP is an Indian Political Party. It was launched on 26th November 2012. Arvind Kejriwal brought this party into existence to put political demands on the Jan Lokpal Bill. The AAP campaigned for the price rise of electricity and water in Delhi. Their hardwork were appreciated by many the citizens of Delhi and AAP became the second-largest party in the 2013 Delhi Legislative Assembly Election, winning 28 of the 70 seats. The meaning of the phrase Aam Aadmi is “common man”. The AAP has taken the way of Gandhian concept of swaraj to reverse the way the of accountability and operation of the government. The party believes that they will be only accountable to the people through swaraj. Anand Kejriwal says “We are aam aadmis. If we find our solution in the left we are happy to borrow it from there. If we find our solution in the right, we are happy to borrow it from there.”


AAP contested its first election in the 2013 Delhi state assembly election. It emerged as the second-largest party in Delhi winning 28  of the 70 Assembly seats. The BJP(Bhartiya Janata Party) won 31, Indian National Congress won 8 and three were won by others. On 28 December 2013, the AAP formed a minority government in the Assembly, with what Sheila Dikshit describes as “Not unconditional” support from Indian National Congress. Arvind Kejriwal became the second-youngest Chief Minister of Delhi.