Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal will arrive in the temple town this evening ahead of the counting day tomorrow for the Lok Sabha elections held in a marathon nine phases spread over 35 days.
Win or lose, one thing's certain: Arvind Kejriwal's politics of activism has added a new dimension to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. HT looks back at the Top 10 moments of Kejriwal's journey in this election season.
Claiming that its leader Arvind Kejriwal will defeat BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has planned a ‘thank you’ event on Friday.
Three months ago when Arvind Kejriwal quit as chief minister of Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) projected him like a general returning home from victory, ready for another big battle.
The last-minute excitement following impressive road shows by AAP's Arvind Kejriwal, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and Samajwadi Party's Akhilesh Yadav has prompted the BJP to cross-check its own figures.
Arvind Kejriwal’s alleged “any vote cast in favour of Congress or BJP would be treachery against God and country” comment has drawn the election commission’s displeasure. The poll body Sunday issued a notice to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief for breaching the model code of conduct.
Kejriwal’s visit at Assi Ghat sums up the nature of the Varanasi election campaign, which came to an end on Saturday with Rahul Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav’s road-shows.
A day after the BJP’s PM hopeful Narendra Modi, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, another contestant for Varanasi, held an impressive road-show on Friday and hit out at his rival for indulging in “helicopter politics”.
As compared to BJP's 140 public meetings AAP held 208 meetings in the constituency till May 5. Led by Kejriwal who has held innumerable public meetings and road shows, the party has knocked every door in every lane and bylane of Varanasi. Kejriwal dares Modi to an open discussion
With the fight between Modi and Kejriwal getting tougher by the day all eyes are now on the Muslims who have while giving indications of warming up to Kejriwal are yet to open their cards.
To counter Kejriwal and his appeal among Muslims, senior Muslim leaders of the Congress, Salman Khurshid, Ghulam Nabi Azad, K Rahman Khan, have hit the campaign trail in the city’s Muslim-dominated areas.
Widely perceived to have fared poorly in the first four phases of the LS polls, JD (U) is divided on the issue of lending support to AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal in his electoral battle against BJP’s Narendra Modi in Varanasi.