National Executive member Mayank Gandhi claimed that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had insisted on the ouster of the two leaders.
The options each side rejected leading to the double dismissal.
Prashant Bhushan, removed along with Yogendra Yadav fom AAP’s decision-making panel, expresses disappointment and hope in this inteview.
Can our political parties manage their internal affairs democratically, viably?
Decision to sack them was against overwhelming sentiments of volunteers, Gandhi wrote.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia will take care of the day-to-day affairs in his absence.
In the four days before Wednesday, the divisions had become ever clearer, with attacks on social media often verging on abuse.
‘Ugly battle’ escalates, Kejriwal lieutenants hit back at Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav.
Naseeruddin Shah, who will be seen in K.C. Bokadia’s “Dirty Politics”, says his character in the film is somewhat like Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
The appeal for unity within party was signed by 32 AAP NRI chapters, including from US, the UK, Japan.
Officials said deputy CM Manish Sisodia will be in-charge in Kejriwal’s absence.
Does the party that seeks to transform politics need to remake itself into a more liberal and capacious space?
Sources said Kejriwal, who is AAP’s National Convener, has cited ill-health as reason for not attending the meeting.
He will leave for Bengaluru on March 5 and undergo naturopathy treatment there for 10 days.
The article was critical of the party’s strategy in Punjab and Haryana, particularly the AAP’s decision not to contest the Assembly elections.