New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The yr 2022 has proved a milestone for the decade-old Aam Aadmi Get together because it accomplished the factors to get nationwide standing accreditation. Born out of the Anna Hazare Motion, the celebration was formally fashioned on November 26, 2012, and emerged on the nationwide political panorama in December 2022 after making inroads in Gujarat.
After the landslide victory in Punjab which was the primary state the place the celebration succeeded in forming the federal government outdoors the `dwelling state` Delhi, the AAP additionally succeeded in making inroads in Gujarat because the celebration was capable of get 5 meeting seats for the primary time.
By the tip of the yr the AAP emerged as the only largest celebration within the Municipal Company of Delhi (MCD) elections, ending the 15-year-long rule of the Bharatiya Janata Get together within the civic physique.
Speaking to IANS, AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh mentioned, “The yr 2022 has been as superb and marvellous for us as 2013 was when for the primary time after one yr of inception of the celebration we fashioned the federal government in Delhi.”
The yr 2022 has given the accreditation of nationwide celebration for the AAP which has made manner for the enlargement of the celebration throughout the nation, mentioned Sanjay Singh.
Because the celebration was fashioned, its political journey has been filled with dramatic twists and turns. Simply after one yr of formation, the celebration made its electoral debut within the 2013 Delhi Legislative Meeting election and emerged because the second largest celebration with 28 seats after the BJP. Nonetheless, within the absence of an absolute majority, the BJP couldn’t kind the federal government.
Consequently, the AAP fashioned the federal government with help from Congress members of the meeting which may be known as the celebration`s first aberration because it rode on an anti-corruption wave in opposition to the identical Congress celebration. Kejriwal grew to become the Chief Minister of Delhi, however his authorities resigned in 49 days.
Following the 2015 elections, the AAP received 67 of the 70 seats within the meeting, leaving the BJP with simply three seats and the Congress with none. Once more, the AAP defeated the BJP within the subsequent 2020 Delhi Legislative Meeting election, profitable 62 seats.
“Undoubtedly, the yr 2022 has been a marvellous yr for all of us. We registered victory within the Punjab Meeting election, then for the primary time received seats in Gujarat and now we have now succeeded within the MCD election too. So this yr has been a profitable yr and we hope that 2023 may also be the identical for the celebration,” AAP senior chief Durgesh Pathak instructed IANS.
After the celebration achieved the standing of a nationwide celebration, the AAP held its nationwide council assembly on December 18 to formulate the technique for its enlargement throughout the nation. The celebration is eyeing to additional advance the organisation-building efforts on the nationwide degree within the subsequent six months.
Within the first section, the work of nationwide organisation enlargement might be carried out on a precedence foundation in states with upcoming meeting elections, mentioned a celebration chief.
With the idea of the `Delhi Mannequin of Governance`, the celebration is hopeful to broaden its genesis throughout the nation. The Delhi Mannequin of Governance which the AAP leaders name the `Kejriwal Mannequin of Governance` rests on three-four essential features of free electrical energy and free water with a cap, free journey for ladies and the most-claimed authorities faculties` schooling system.
The celebration, nevertheless, is being criticised for these schemes being known as `Free Ka Revdi` by the opposition. However the AAP says they’re welfare schemes for the residents.
With 9 states to go for meeting polls in 2023, the celebration has began strengthening its cadres on the sales space degree throughout the nation.
“By which states we’re going to contest the polls might be determined by the nationwide management, nevertheless, the method has been began throughout the nation to strengthen the celebration at sales space ranges”, mentioned Sanjay Singh. The celebration is now planning to contest each seat within the civic polls of Uttar Pradesh, he mentioned.
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