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Kejriwal to announce plans to contest Gujarat polls

Kejriwal has visited Gujarat twice in the past month and the AAP has become very active in the state in recent weeks, building up its support base.

Published: 05th August 2016 04:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th August 2016 04:53 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

NEW DELHI: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal will announce the party's plans to contest the Gujarat assembly election at a rally in Surat on October 16, party sources said.

Aam Aadmi Party leaders Sanjay Singh and Ashutosh will hold a public meeting in Surat on August 9, a party source told IANS. And on October 16, Kejriwal will also hold a rally there and announce that the AAP will contest the next assembly election, the source added.

Kejriwal has visited Gujarat twice in the past month and the AAP has become very active in the state in recent weeks, building up its support base.

Elections to the 182-member Gujarat assembly are expected to be held next year.

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