Kejriwal creates 'history' by launching his Aam Aadmi Party

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New Delhi, Nov 26: Activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal formally launched his political party "Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)" on Monday, Nov 26 at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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"Today is a big day. History in the making. Aam Aadmi comes together to directly jump in politics to throw out this corrupt political system," Tweeted Kejriwal.

"Aam Aadmi will now fight elections, Aam Admi will vote, Aam admi will campaign, Aam admi will donate, Aam admi will stand in elections. And Aam admi will go and sit in Assemblies and Parl. Neta out, Aam Admi in," Kejriwal Tweeted earlier on Monday.

Nov 26 is also observed as the Constitution Day as the the Constitution of India was adopted on this day 63 years ago, in 1949. At the political party launch rally at Jantar Mantar,  former NSG commando Surendra Singh spoke about his campaign about the mismanagement of donations for personnel who had fought against gunmen during the terror strikes of November 2008.

The Kejriwal's party has alleged that the Information Minister Manish Tewari had misinformed people about the donations and Singh's claims have been proven accurate by the NSG. 

Singh also chose to speak about the importance of the party and said he saw great things happening in the future for it.

"This party will be bigger than any other party and will have children from all parts of the country.." said a member of AAP.

On Sunday, Kejriwal was elected the convenor of the party. Its National Executive has 23 members which include Prashant Bhushan, Kumar Vishwas and political analyst Yogendra Yadav. The AAP has reiterated that there will be no place for dynastic politics in the party and that only one member per family will be present in one unit.

Monday also marks the fourth anniversary of the gruesome 26/11 Mumbai carnage. Kejriwal is expected to pay homage to the victims and the martyrs of the attacks on his way to the launch venue.

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