Aam Aadmi Party: 8 conundrums of the Arvind Kejriwal led party!

The Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) continues to self-destruct itself. With the senior leaders continue infighting, the party’s image has self-hit a major blow. Recent duels between Manish Sisodia- Yogendra Yadav; Yogendra Yadav- Naveen Jaidhind; have created a lot of ruckus in the party. Anjali Damania recently had submitted his resignation only to retract from it. The Shazia- Gopinath resignation had only worsened the issue. What makes the newly formed 19-month party continues so vulnerable to controversies? We look at the list of those 8 points.

1. Arvind Kejriwal

Any prominent leader who has left the party has questioned Arvind Kejriwal’s style of functioning. The party members who quit the party leveled serious allegations of being an anarchic against the party supremo Kejriwal. Arvind Kejriwal himself has not shown any exemplary leadership quality either. Failing in almost every decision he has taken only worsens his case. The only merit for Arvind Kejriwal is winning 28 seats in the Delhi Assembly elections.

2. Decisions behind the closed doors?

The biggest accusation against AAP is that, the party’s strategy is discussed behind the closed doors. On one hand where they had referendum for forming the government, the party was dissolved after discussions among the top brass leadership. Senior leaders left the party accusing it of discussing matter s within themselves and not party members.

3. Main bhi hero, Tu bhi hero

There are many people in the party vying to be the next top person in the party. Be it Yogendra Yadav, or Manish Sisodia; Ashutosh or Shazia Ilmi or Prashant Bhushan , every person is acting as the vice-captain of the team. These conflicts of interests have led to serious infighting in the party.

4. Internal democracy

On one hand, where AAP party boasts of internal democracy, the party functioning clearly shows that lack of internal democracy is hurting the party. Party reversing its own decision on several occasions after revolts in the party portrays the lack of democracy in AAP.

5. Inexperience

One major worrisome matter for the topic for AAP is its inexperience. Only a year and half old party did win the Delhi Assembly Elections but fighting Lok Sabha Elections pan-India without strong ground support showed inexperience.

6. Debacle in Lok Sabha

The recent controversies have erupted after the debacle in the Lok Sabha Elections. The party could win only 4 seats out of 434 candidates who contested. Shazia Ilmi was reportedly miffed over her constituency allocation. Many high-profile candidates were given tickets which created protests among the party workers.

7. My way or the highway

Arvind Kejriwal’s my way or the highway tactics hasn’t gone well down with the public at large. Staging dharnas at various occasions over whimsical reasons drew ire of many. Painting all black is one of the bewildering traits of Arvind Kejriwal & co.

8. The mirage or reality?

Is the AAP the real hope of the public or it’s a mirage? The party since its inception has failed to live up to people’s expectations and has been going haywire in the last couple of weeks. It’s turning out to be just another political party who by hook-or-crook is hogging for limelight.

If the same issues persist with the Aam Aadmi Party, the road is not too long for the newly formed party. If only the party could tap in the actual mood of the public, and work as it was to, the party may get a new lease of life. Else the AAP conundrum will continue!

Photo Credits: Jyoti Desale

  • Prash

    Paid media article

  • raman sharma

    kejriwal is the honest man having honest ideas no doubt he has done mistake but this time I forget this and another time I will vote him

    • m k chand

      i m agree with u sir

  • fortune

    Why this idiot is writing such a foolish informations about aap? why don’t you write something on the “reliance goverment” or the gate keeper of reliance???

  • Ankit Rahim

    The party since its inception has failed to live up to people’s expectations ?? really ??
    you didn’t look up the mohalla sabhas taking place where the party’s Swaraj ideology is at work , where people are coming to know for the first time how much MLA funds have been alloted , where aap mla’s are asking people how they wanna spend the funds , thats what they promised people. Also a decision taken by AAP when it was in power created 36000 jobs for people , open your eyes please no more misguiding the people.

    Now bjp on the other hand promised to control inflation did you know the gas price will jump from $4 to $8 ? this is how you control inflation ? their gov is the one making uturns , same with fdi in multi brand retail b4 elections they opposed it now they say without fdi there cannot be development. b4 elections they said “pakistan ko sabak sikhayange” and after elections “pakistank ko gale lagayange ??”

  • Mr D. N. Jadhav

    AK is incomprehensible for the author of the article !! Since independence India has not been successful to find a chief minister like AK who spoke straightforward plain and simple and honest language for the common masses who suffer and keep suffering all the time because of their political class !! AK is a superb find in politics of India !! Even after so called defeat his spirit is indomitable like a real life hero !!! LONG LIVE AK IN INDIAN POLITICS to make it honest and clean !!!!!!!!

    • sri

      Ha, ha, ha, ha…
      I can’t stop laughing at your comments that AK is a superb find in the politics of India!
      If at all, he can be an example of how not to be a leader and ruin the prospects of the entire party!

      • Guest

        India does not need a politician . Its needs someone who is ready to voice the concerns of the people even if it leads to being laughed at or criticized.

  • http://nuclearsupremacyforindiaoverus.blogspot.com Satish Chandra

    HEY STUPID INDIANS, WOULD YOU RATHER HAVE AN AVATAR, SATISH CHANDRA, WHO CAN IMMEDIATELY MAKE INDIA THE SUPREME MILITARY AND ECONOMIC POWER IN THE WORLD OR WOULD YOU RATHER HAVE KEJRIWAL? I have said that India’s conventional forces are liabilities, not assets. Conventional forces are worthless for destroying the United States. Taking care of the enemy United States will take care of all other enemies. In the past few years I have had India’s nuclear forces emplace India’s nuclear warheads in Washington, New York and other U.S. cities, ready to be exploded. Destroying Washington and New York, with a warning that additional U.S. cities will be similarly destroyed, with nuclear warheads already emplaced in them, if there is any retaliation or sign of retaliation, will immediately make India the supreme military and economic power in the world. IndiasLegitimateRulerSatishChandraDOTblogspotDOTcom .

  • http://nuclearsupremacyforindiaoverus.blogspot.com Satish Chandra

    HEY STUPID INDIANS, WOULD YOU RATHER HAVE AN AVATAR, SATISH CHANDRA, WHO CAN IMMEDIATELY MAKE INDIA THE SUPREME MILITARY AND ECONOMIC POWER IN THE WORLD OR WOULD YOU RATHER HAVE KEJRIWAL? I have said that India’s conventional forces are liabilities, not assets. Conventional forces are worthless for destroying the United States. Taking care of the enemy United States will take care of all other enemies. In the past few years I have had India’s nuclear forces emplace India’s nuclear warheads in Washington, New York and other U.S. cities, ready to be exploded. Destroying Washington and New York, with a warning that additional U.S. cities will be similarly destroyed, with nuclear warheads already emplaced in them, if there is any retaliation or sign of retaliation, will immediately make India the supreme military and economic power in the world. IndiasLegitimateRulerSatishChandraDOTblogspotDOTcom.

  • ARVIND KUMAR MISHRA

    Shriman ji aap/party ye bataye ki karyakartao ko swaraj sikhate hai.lekin party khud swaraj par kya chalti hai .kya MP ke pratyasi swaraj ke mutavik khade kiye the ye sab donk hai swaraj seniar kameti membaro ne khub paisa kamaya janta ko gumrah kar rahe hai hai.jaihind