AAP faces another jolt as Rae Bareli candidate pulls out

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AAP candidate pulls out from Rae Bareli
Lucknow, April 8:  The AAP suffered a jolt on Tuesday with its candidate Justice (retd) Fakhruddin withdrawing from the electoral fray in Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency where Congress president Sonia Gandhi is a candidate.

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders confirmed that the former Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh high court judge has withdrawn himself from the polls.

AAP state spokesman Vaibhav Maheshwari told IANS that he informed the party that he would not be available for the Lok Sabha election.

AAP has now fielded Archana Srivastava, a social worker

The party has now decided to field Archana Srivastava, a social worker against Sonia Gandhi.

The AAP has fielded poet-turned-politician Kumar Vishwas against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in Amethi.

BJP's candidate from Rae Bareli, activist and lawyer Ajay Agarwal filed his nomination papers on Monday. With just a few days to go before the elections, Srivastava will have to pull up her socks and campaign for the party in order to make an impact.


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