Kumar Vishwas

Kumar Vishwas is a poet by profession who entered active politics after the formation of Aam Aadmi Party in 2012. He is now the national executive of the party. He was also a part of the anti-corruption movement led by activist Anna Hazare. Vishwas contested the Lok Sabha elections in 2014 and took on the Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi but suffered a loss. He has also been a controversial figure and was attacked by his political opponents when his

video tape went viral which showed him insulting the Hindu gods and goddesses and Imam Hussain. He was also a part of the sting operation which alleged that various AAP leaders including Vishwas had taken donations through wrong means. Kumar, however, continues to enjoy a strong position in Aam Aadmi Party and is popular for his good oratory skills.

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Delhi: In bid to boost BJP campaign, Manoj Tiwari meets Kumar Vishwas, Sapna Chaudhary

Sources said that in the past, Vishwas has shown an interest in fighting from the Ghaziabad Lok Sabha seat, which General (retd) VK Singh holds.

Kumar Vishwas: AAP leaders who doubted surgical strikes should now seek forgiveness

Vishwas had earlier said Kejriwal asking for proof of surgical strikes was one of the reasons why the party performed badly in polls.


In apology to Arun Jaitley, Kumar Vishwas lashes out at ‘liar, coward’ Arvind Kejriwal

Kumar Vishwas, along with Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders, had made allegations of corruption against arun Jaitley during his stint as president of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA).

DDCA row: High Court accepts Kumar Vishwas' apology to Arun Jaitley

The court said, "apology has been accepted by the plaintiff and this court and decree is passed in favour of Arun Jaitley and against Kumar Vishwas in terms of the letter handed over today..."

Arvind Kejriwal is a habitual liar: AAP leader Kumar Vishwas to Delhi HC

“Yaa to unhone (Kejriwal) tab jhoot bola tha yaa abhi bol rahe hai. Ab jab mai kaagzaat maang raha hoon to vo de nahi rahe hai. Ye aadatan jhoota aadmi hai, jiski vajah se abhi ye paristithiyan hai," said Kumar Vishwas.

Kumar Vishwas removed as AAP's in-charge for Rajasthan Assembly elections

AAP national spokesperson Ashutosh said Kumar Vishwas was being not able to 'devote' time in the state. He also said AAP would contest in all the assembly constituencies in Rajasthan.


Defamation Suit: Arvind Kejriwal in the clear but case against Kumar Vishwas to continue

The defamation suit against AAP leader Kumar Vishwas will continue as he has not offered to settle the matter. Jaitley, Kejriwal and four other AAP leaders had moved a joint settlement plea before two different judges of the High Court.

As Kejriwal, Jaitley end stalemate, Kumar Vishwas adamant: Won’t apologise

On Monday, Kumar Vishwas maintained, “I will not apologise”. One of the founders of the AAP, who has, for the past year, drifted away from the party leadership, Vishwas argued that such an apology would imply him betraying the party’s volunteers.

Delhi HC allows Kejriwal to call 2 documents, refuses to permit DDCA minutes

Justice Manmohan also made it clear that the court was allowing Kejriwal's plea to summon only two documents of February 10, 2003 and April 6, 2003, with which Jaitley can be confronted during his cross-examination.

Kumar Vishwas: Isolated in AAP, but not willing to quit

The theory that Vishwas had attempted a "coup" for a leadership change widened the crevices of mistrust to such an extent that a patch-up seemed next to impossible.