Pics: Kejriwal, AAP's celebration after historic victory in Delhi

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New Delhi, Dec 8: Arvind Kejriwal finally emerged as a hero as his party -- Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has grabbed a historic victory in Delhi. Though the party could not get the majority to form government, but shocked all after becoming the first political party to begin political journey with such victory.

The party celebrated its victory across the national capital. Defeating Sheila Dikshit by over 22,000 votes at New Delhi constituency. His party was trailing behind BJP but leading in aam aadmi's (common man) hearts.

In his victory speech, Kejriwal on Sunday, Dec 8, said, "These elections have been fought over honesty and corruption for the first time ever."

These elections have been fought over honesty and corruption for the first time

"It is proved that for the first time the aam aadmi can also contest elections. It is the victory of the aam aadmi. Common man has defeated high profile politicians in Delhi. The common man is sending a clear message to the politicians," he said.

Kejriwal said that AAP is willing to play the role of constructive opposition. He also congratulated BJP CM candidate Harshvardhan for leading the polls and said that he or the party have nothing against Sheila Dikshit and the fight was of principles. He said that now it was time for the people to teach a lesson to the political biggies like BJP and Congress.

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Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal addresses supporters who were celebrating after the party's excellent show in Delhi Assembly elections, in New Delhi on Sunday.

In New Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal addresses supporters who were celebrating after the party's excellent show in Delhi Assembly elections, in New Delhi on Sunday.

In New Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party supporters celebrate a party candidate's victory in Delhi Assembly elections, in New Delhi on Sunday.

In New Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party workers wave brooms (party symbol) as they celebrate the party's excellent show in Delhi Assembly elections, in New Delhi on Sunday.

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Aam Aadmi Party leader Kumar Biswas reacts as he celebrates with supporters the party's excellent show in Delhi Assembly elections, in New Delhi on Sunday.

In New Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party workers celebrate the party's excellent show in Delhi Assembly elections, in Allahabad on Sunday.

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A child dances with Aam Aadmi Party workers who were celebrating the party's excellent show in Delhi Assembly elections, in New Delhi on Sunday.

In New Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party workers wave brooms (party symbol) as they celebrate the party's excellent show in Delhi Assembly elections, in New Delhi on Sunday.

In New Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party supporters celebrating the party's excellent show in Delhi Assembly elections, in New Delhi on Sunday.

In New Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party supporters celebrating the party's excellent show in Delhi Assembly elections, in New Delhi on Sunday.

In New Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party workers wave brooms (party symbol) as they celebrate the party's excellent show in Delhi Assembly elections, in New Delhi on Sunday.

In New Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party workers put a broom (party symbol) on a chair as they celebrate the party's excellent show in Delhi Assembly elections, in New Delhi on Sunday.

In New Delhi

AAP candidate Rajesh Garg celebrates his victory from Rohini Assembly seat in New Delhi on Sunday.

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