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

Man slaps Kejriwal during roadshow

A man allegedly slapped and shoved AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal during a roadshow in the South Delhi constituency on Friday. The man, who damaged Kejriwal’s spectacles, was assaulted by a large number of AAP supporters before being handed over to police.

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Auto driver, advocate in AAP’s list of candidates from Andhra Pradesh

Aam Aadmi Party on Friday has announced its list of candidates for the impending assembly elections in Seemandhra and Telengana region.Auto driver Sridhar from Malakpet, a visually handicapped high court advocate Chandra Supriya from Malkajgiri and a young tribal activist Seedari Srinu from Paderu, figure in AAP’s list of candidates.

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AAP clarifies some issues on Twitter

A day after the AAP released its manifesto, the party took to twitter to spell its stand on several issues ranging from homosexuality to nuclear policy.The party’s manifesto committee chief Atishi Marlena was herself responding to the questions asked by people on twitter using #AskAtishiAAP. Interestingly, the hash tag was trending in ‘top five’ for some time.

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Ahead of Lok sabha polls, AAP volunteers in Mumbai explain why they chose to support the new party

With only few days to go for the national elections, Aam Aadmi Party volunteers explain why they have chose to support one of the youngest parties in India’s political landscape. Cutting across sections of society, AAP has received support from a motley crew of citizens, from urban professionals and young students, to retired officials and housewives in Mumbai.

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AAP withdraws tainted, laggard candidates

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) recently dropped five candidates, including three in Uttar Pradesh, after negative internal reports. So far, 15 candidates have been withdrawn by the party. Candidates for Robertsganj, Fatehpur Sikri and Ambedkar Nagar in UP were asked to withdraw their candidature when senior party leaders realized that they were not campaigning effectively, while a Bihar candidate was dropped from the poll race after it was found that he had a case of kidnapping against him that he had not declared.

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