AAP candidate R Balasubramaniyam from Mysore resigns

Mysore, Feb 17: Social activist and chief of Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM), R Balasubramaniyam, who was widely tipped to be AAP's candidate in upcoming Lok Sabha elections, on Sunday resigned from the party in Mysore.

According to a report, Balasubramaniyam has refused to contest in LS poll from AAP ticket and said that he has decided to keep away from the affairs of the AAP as the party is not clear in its stand on various issues.

"Neither do they have any policy on secularism nor are they clear on corruption, so how can I plunge into politics on an AAP ticket?", he said.

R Balasubramaniyam is a popular figure among voters in Mysore.

Balasubramaniyam was actively involved in Gandhian Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement and led the agitation in Mysore.

Balasubramaniyam's decision to quit party has come as a major shock to it, as he is said to be a 'popular figure' among voters.

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