New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which was launched on 26th, November 2012 and currently ruling in Delhi under the leadership of Arvind Kejriwal as Chief Minister, wants to establish its base in poll bound state Uttar Pradesh in the years 2017 by contesting civic body polls next year.
According to senior party leader, the AAP wants to contest civic body polls in 15 major cities across the state.
The leader said, “We have a dedicated carder in the state and we think we have good chance in the civic polls. So, we have decided to enter the electoral fray in the state.”
The AAP which wants to expand its network in other states, have to face crucial year 2017 as they are focusing to contest election in Uttarakhand, Punjab, Gujarat and Goa apart from Uttar Pradesh.
If sources are to be believed then AAP have not decided till yet whether they are going to contest polls in other poll bound states, apart from Uttar Pradesh.
The state Uttar Pradesh is important for AAP in terms of a sending numbers of Member of Parliaments to Lok Sabha.
Interestingly, AAP contested major election last time in Uttar Pradesh in the yeas 2014 when Arvind Kejriwal contested against Narendra Modi from Varanasi.