The PA National Council Meeting will feature the 10 Rajya Sabha MPs of the PA and Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann will also discuss the issue of “Inflation, Unemployment and Chinese Incursion”. and will pass separate resolutions about them, sources said.
All elected representatives of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its top officials from various states will discuss the party’s all-India expansion plan on Sunday at its national council meeting chaired by party official and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
The Council will discuss the efforts made so far to strengthen the AAP’s base in different parts of the country and develop the party’s strategy for the upcoming assembly polls to be held in various states next year, keeping a eye on the Lok Sabha elections in 2024, party sources said.
The meeting will feature AAP’s 10 Rajya Sabha MPs and Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, also discuss the issue of “inflation, unemployment and Chinese incursion” and pass separate resolutions to their subject, the sources said.
The meeting, which is due to start at 10 a.m. in a resort town of Kapashera, is gaining momentum as it draws closer after assembly polls just ended in Gujarat, where the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won five seats and obtained almost 13% of the votes. , becoming eligible for National Party status by the Electoral Commission.
The AAP also ended the 15-year rule of the BJP in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) by defeating the saffron party in the civic body elections held earlier this month.
According to party sources, the one-day meeting will discuss the performance of the party in the Gujarat Assembly polls which was held in two phases on December 1 and 5. The AAP’s Gujarat unit hoped to win over 45 seats in the 182-member Gujarat legislature.
However, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) remained the biggest winner in the three-way contest, as they won a historic victory in Gujarat and retained power, winning 156 seats.
Congress remained the main opposition in the state, but ended up winning 17 seats and 27% of the vote, with the AAP occupying its space significantly in the assembly elections.
“The meeting will discuss AAP’s performance in the Gujarat assembly polls and plans to further strengthen the party’s base in the state,” a party source said.
AAP’s Gujarat Unit Chairman Gopal Italia, State Secretary General Manoj Sorathia, Isudan Gadhvi who was the chief ministerial face of the party in the elections, and the five newly elected MPs from the party of the state will be present at the meeting, according to party sources.
“This is a very crucial meeting as it comes for the first time after the party’s achievements in Punjab, Goa, Gujarat and MCD elections. This meeting is more important because the AAP has become a national party now and we have our national expansion plan,” said another party source.
All elected representatives (MPs and MPs) of the PAA from Delhi, Punjab, Goa and Gujarat as well as key officials from party state units have been invited to attend the meeting,” the source said. . “They will talk about the political scenario in their respective states and brief the council on the efforts made so far to strengthen the base of the party. They will share the party’s future plans,” the source said.
Based on their feedback, the party will refine the strategy for executing its national expansion plan “focusing primarily on upcoming assembly elections in various states,” the source added.
Party poll strategist Sandeep Pathak, who was recently appointed National (Organizing) Secretary of the AAP, “will brief board members on the party’s expansion plan” at the meeting, another source said. left.
Pathak, a former faculty member of IIT-Delhi and a Rajya Sabha MP from the party, is credited with the AAP’s tremendous victory in the Punjab assembly polls. He was the AAP Elections Officer for Gujarat.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and other senior party leaders will attend the one-day meeting, sources added.
The National Council of the AAP is the highest decision-making body of the party.