Auto driver, advocate in AAP’s list of candidates from Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad | Published:April 4, 2014 9:31 pm

Aam Aadmi Party on Friday has announced its list of candidates for the impending assembly elections in Seemandhra and Telengana region.

Auto driver Sridhar from Malakpet, a visually handicapped high court advocate Chandra Supriya from Malkajgiri and a young tribal activist Seedari Srinu from Paderu, figure in AAP’s list of candidates.

Chartered accountant Mohan Kumar from Yemmiganur (Kurnool district), Dalit social activist and singer Chandra Prakash from Ibrahimpatnam, which is not an SC-reserved constituency, and returned NRI Seera Ramesh Kumar from Vizianagaram were among other nominees, as AAP announced its list of 31 candidates from Telangana and 29 candidates from Seemandhra.

The party has focused on honest individuals with a background in social work and public service, it said in a statement.

Broad representation has been given from across socio-economic categories for common people, the AAP said, adding that about 30 per cent representation has been given to youth between the age of 25 and 35.

“AAP has provided an entry into electoral politics, to people who would otherwise stay away from it because of the domination of corrupt, criminal elements and a few dynasties,” the AAP statement said.

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  1. B
    Apr 4, 2014 at 8:37 pm
    You may not be in a position to get food or shelter, but you shall surely get food at GURDWARA SAHEB LANGAR and SHELTER at their Serai. In the same vein you may not get ticket from any party to contest election but you shall surely get from AAP. Only requirement is that you have to sign allegiance form and admission fee.
    1. K
      Kuldip parmar
      Apr 6, 2014 at 8:20 am
      Some people have shown the courage to fight the corrupt system.AAP have put up honest persons as candidates from each strata of the society.AAP is fighting for the AAM Adami's dignity by raising their voice against VVIP culture.It is not easy to fight the demons like corrupt politicians ,land mafia and power brokers who are looting the Aam Adami.We must encourage the set of people who are striving hard instead of pulling their legs.It will take time to usher the new system and we have to be patient with it as Rome was not built in a single day.
      1. R
        Apr 5, 2014 at 1:41 am
        How come AAP is able to get media attention. Some investigation must be done as to their resources and contacts. Such people like Rickshaw guy ,fisherman ,dalit getting ticket is common among all parties since decades.Nothing new. AAP which is promoted by IIT and IIM guys is pretending to be poor. Let poor Aam Admi get reservation in IIT and IIMs than.
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          Prof Ujjwal
          Apr 4, 2014 at 5:52 pm
          Very good strategy of spreading the organization across the nation, with honest people at the forefront. Winning or no winning, the base is taking a leapfrog for AAP across India.
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