New Delhi, Mar 29: Reacting to a media query after expulsion from Aam Aadmi Party's National Executive, Yogendra Yadav said that they are only recovering from the shock and gloom over what happened on Saturday.
Party's founder members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, who had a serious clash with the party's top leadership, were removed after a resolution was passed by around 230 of around 300 National Council members present in the meeting. [Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan removed from AAP National Council]
Following their ouster from the council, Yadav and Bhushan alleged manhandling by Kejriwal's supporters present in the meeting. The duo even told media persons that one of the members Ramzan Chaudhary was beaten up by bouncers.
After the meeting both claimed the development as a 'murder of democracy'. [Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan allege manhandling by Kejriwal's goons]
Apart from Yadav, Prashant, Shanti Bhushan, Ajit Jha and Professor Anand Kumar were also removed from the party's national executive.
There were also media reports that Yadav and other expelled members might form a new outfit to counter Arvind Kejriwal.
One of the interlocutors of Bhushan and Yadav had said that what happened on Saturday would not be an end and a new movement could begin to take shape.