Advertisement

HindustanTimes Tue,21 Oct 2014

Yogendra Yadav likely to contest polls from Haryana

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, January 15, 2014
First Published: 22:35 IST(15/1/2014) | Last Updated: 23:10 IST(15/1/2014)
Senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and ideologue Yogendra Yadav is likely to contest elections from Haryana. 

 
A trained psephologist, Yadav was okay with contesting, but had said since the AAP was a small party there was a lot of work ahead which would tie him down.
 
“Yes, he (Yadav) wants to contest, but the decision on whether he will contest the Lok Sabha or the assembly elections in Haryana will be taken at an appropriate time,” AAP secretary Pankaj Gupta said on Wednesday.
 
Yadav, who is travelling extensively across Haryana to drum up support for the party, could not be reached for comment.
 
One of the most recognisable faces of the party after Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, Yadav has been made the party’s election in-charge of Haryana.
 
The AAP believes its prospects are bright in the state, both in the Lok Sabha and assembly elections this year.
 
The party had decided to go to Haryana assembly polls under Yadav’s stewardship since he belongs to the state. Kejriwal also has roots in Bhiwani district of Haryana.
Advertisement

Advertisement
more from India

Khaitan denied bail, to spend Diwali in jail

Businessman-cum-lawyer Gautam Khaitan is likely to spend this Diwali in jail, where he’s been lodged since his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) 28 days ago in the Rs 3,600 AgustaWestland scam, as a Delhi court Monday denied his bail application.

Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved