AAP may contest Municipal Corporation elections in Bengaluru and Mumbai

| Monday, May 4, 2015 - 16:57
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NEW DELHI: After enormous victory in Delhi elections, the Aam Aadmi Party is spreading its wings to become a national party as reports said that AAP may contest Municipal Corporation elections in Bengaluru and Mumbai.

According to the media reports, a senior AAP member told, “We are seriously contesting civic polls in Mumbai and Bengaluru and we hope that the conditions for regional units to be fulfilled which include – a good organisation building, effective team and popular face which attracts people.”

An AAP member in Mumbai said, "We are working on having polling booth. In Mumbai, each ward has 40 polling booths and we should have at least 20 volunteers. Our target is to cover at least 6,000 polling booths from total 9,000 polling booths."

According to the AAP member, in terms of voters support as seen during Lok Sabha elections, the party is in better shape in Mumbai than Bengaluru. “In Mumbai’s constituencies, AAP candidates got 50,000 to 1 lakh votes, while the party got 20,000 to 50,000 in Bengaluru constituencies,” he added.

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