Lok Sabha Elections 2014: Top 5 news on AAP you must read on April 14

Photo: DNA RNA

Photo: DNA RNA

Give donations to AAP — through easy installments

Having dabbled with raising funds through mobile money and online donations, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), in the midst of the Lok Sabha polls, is set to give a boost to its donations through new initiatives — giving people the option of donating in easy instalments and a simpler online remittance process for NRIs.

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AAP launches ‘calling campaign’

Aam Aadmi Party candidates on Sunday started a ‘calling campaign’ to convince voters in Varanasi and Amethi to support Arvind Kejriwal and Kumar Vishwas. As part of the campaign, the party asked people from across the country to call up voters in the two constituencies and appeal for their support.

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Kejriwal to leave for Varanasi on Monday

Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal will leave on Monday for Varanasi, the Lok Sabha constituency where he is taking on Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. He is expected to start his campaign on Tuesday.

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AAP uses spy cams to keep a check on money for votes

To keep a vigil on use of money in the last 3-4 days of campaigning, Aam Aadami Party has installed 600 spy cameras across various parts of the Pune Lok Sabha constituency.
AAP spokesperson Tanmay Kanitkar told dna that AAP workers have been appointed as observers to keep a vigil in this mission. He said that AAP had deployed such spy cameras in New Delhi during elections, and it has given the party important information on the use of money to influence voters.
 

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Now, AAP puts art under hammer to raise funds

Short of funds, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is expecting to raise Rs 1 crore from an online auction,a unique way of raising election funds.The online auction is slated to takeplace on April 14-15 on www.storyltd.com. The auction has 120paintings with no reserve price. “Of these 120 works, 20% are thosewhich were donated by AAP sympathisers. The proceeds from auction ofthose 20% articles would go to those sympathisers who would then thendonate that money to AAP,” AAP leader Raghav Chadha told dna.Chadha is in charge of the auction.

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