Senior TV journalist Ashutosh quits job, joins Aam Aadmi Party

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Senior TV journalist Ashutosh joins AAP
New Delhi, Dec 9: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has gained another high-profile entrant in their team. Ashutosh, a leading face of Indian television who quit as editor of a news network today, joins AAP.

"I never thought politics was clean. AAP has given a new vision," he said today, asserting that contesting the upcoming national election was not his priority.

The journalist told NDTV, "As an editor I should be fair. But every one as a human being has some inclination, because of our socio-economic background. So somewhere my interests may have crept up. I don't deny that. But yes, as a professional I know that I should maintain neutrality. If any idea was dear to me I was never shy of expressing it."

Ashutosh is the first prominent journalist to join the queue of professionals knocking at AAP's door after the year-old party's dazzling debut in the Delhi assembly election.

Riding on a massive wave against endemic corruption, Arvind Kejriwal's party is all set to launch its campaign for the Lok Sabha polls due by May.

From January 10 to January 26, it will conduct a national membership drive called 'Main Bhi Aam Aadmi.'

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