Delhi poll updates: AAP in support of Anna Hazare's fast says Vishwas

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Delhi post poll updates
New Delhi, Dec 11: Three days after the Delhi assembly election results were out, the capital still continues to be in a logjam over the formation of a government. Neither the largest party, BJP wants to support the AAP nor does the AAP want to form a government with any political party.

5.15 pm: 'AAP not like any other party'

AAP member Yogendra Yadav said that the AAP was the first party in India to start a fund raising target. "Aa soon as we reached the target, we said we don't want more," he said. He went on to add that the party had done door to door campaign in the country after a long time.

The party who won the largest vote is is asking us to form the government, he said. "But we don't want to to resort to the dirty politics like the parties.

4. 00 pm: Celebration galore at Jantar Mantar

Many AAP members and supporters gathered at the Jantar Mantar today to celebrate the victory of the AAP in the Delhi assembly elections. Volunteers called this a 'Thank You' rally, thanking the volunteers for their support in the elections.

AAP then hit out at the BJP, Congress saying that the party won't strike a deal with either the BJP or the Congress.

AAP member said that this was not a celebration for the 28 seats they had won at the Delhi assembly elections. "This is just the first step. The real fight begins now," he said. Vishwas said that post the elections,  the party is receiving many volunteers, who wish to join the party.

Vishwas also said that the party was in support of Anna Hazare, who is currently fasting in Ralegan Siddhi.

2.15 pm: Ramdev says AAP must form government with Congress

Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev today said that the AAP must form an alliance with the Congress to form a government in Delhi. "Why is AAP not forming the government? Did Kejriwal only want to show his power or wanted to serve the people?" he asked.

12.48 pm: AAP at Jantar Mantar today

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal will hold a public meeting today at 4 pm at Jantar Mantar, to discuss the party's future course of action. "He has decided to meet he party volunteers  so that he can instruct them and ask them to be prepared for the next challenge, which most likely is going to be a re-election," AAP member Kumar Vishwas said.

12.00 pm Naqvi says AAP stands for  'Aam Aamrud Party'

"An Aam Aamrud Party has sprung up. They say they will stop Narendra Modi and the BJP. The people of Delhi have given you a thumbs up, but this seems to have gone to you head," said BJP spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.

11.40 am: AAP, BJP ready for fresh polls

With no consensus between the political parties in Delhi, the AAP and the BJP today said that they were ready for elections in the next few months.

11.30 am: Blame game continues

Both the BJP and the Congress have blamed the AAP from shying away from politics. Congress said that it was disappointed with the way the AAP functioned. Meanwhile Meenakshi Lekhi, spokesperson for BJP said that the AAP must enter mainstream politics. "Mr Yogendra Yadav can't be sitting as an umpire and blame A party and B party and not play the game himself," she said.

11 am: Common man wants AAP to form govt

The BJP, which was the largest party in Delhi after the assembly elections, has refused to support the AAP to form a government. On the other hand, the AAP too has refused to form an alliance either with the Congress or the BJP. Meanwhile the people in Delhi, reports suggest want AAP to take charge.

According to a survey, 66 per cent of the people want the AAP to be in power in the capital.

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