It could target a war chest of at least Rs 100-cr, five times what it had raised for the Delhi assembly elections. It has raised about Rs 15-cr till date.
The party is not about to implode. But there is no denying that it is beset by dissent and other troubles.
The Election Commission of India has accepted a proposal to increase the time allowed for voting, extending it by an hour in the evening.
"Frankly, most of us don't know whether this will affect our support base, but yes, we are a little concerned and will keep a close watch"
Taking on the saffron party and its prime ministerial candidate in a BJP stronghold and amid a spurt of protests, Arvind Kejriwal threw an open challenge at Modi to debate the ‘Gujarat Model’ at his first rally in Modi land.
Kejriwal has raised 16 questions on development claims on Gujarat and wants to discuss all the issues with Modi if he has the time.
A day after the fiasco over Arvind Kejriwal’s detention in Gujarat, the state unit of the BJP brushed aside the incident as a non-event.
The AAP convenor, who is expected to spend the next three days in Gujarat, spent his first day out in the saffron-ruled state seeking feedback.
“We don’t feel the Gujarat CM’s politcs is good. The response we got in UP and Haryana has pushed us to think that it’s time Arvind should take Modi on."
The unwillingness to fight central elections is driven by the desire to deliver the promises made to the people of Delhi first.
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