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Punjab people to choose AAP’s CM candidate, says Kejriwal

  • Kejriwal launches phone number 7074870748 for public survey

Chandigarh: The chief ministerial candidate of the Aam Aadmi Party in Punjab will be chosen by the people, said AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday.

He launched a phone number on which people of Punjab can inform the party about their choice of candidate by calling or sending an SMS or WhatsApp message.

On Wednesday, Kejriwal had said that the party would announce its CM candidate next week.

There was a strong buzz that Bhagwant Mann would be named the CM candidate for AAP.

At the press conference on Thursday, he said that Bhawant Mann was like a younger brother to him and he (Kejriwal) too felt that Mann should be made the CM face. “He said let the people of Punjab decide,” said Kejriwal.

The Delhi CM said that the party would now decide the CM candidate after knowing the public opinion. For this, they have opened a phone line 7074870748 to participate in the survey. The line will be open till January 17.

Kejriwal clarified that he would not be in the race for the post of Punjab CM.

The Assembly elections in Punjab will be held on February 14.



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