Aam Aadmi Party is an Indian political party, founded by social activists Arvind Kejriwal and others. The party created so much buzz and news after its creation. The party defeated Indian National Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party for the first time in Delhi Assembly Elections. It was the first election for their party.
So, let’s read some of the best, interesting, important, and mind blowing facts about Aam Aadmi Party.
10 Important and Interesting Facts About Aam Aadmi Party
1. Superb Election Results in 2015 Delhi Assembly Election
Aam Aadmi Party reduced Indian National Congress to zero and BJP won only three seats out of 70 assembly seats. AAP won 67 of the 70 seats available.
2. Won 4 Lok Sabha Constituencies in 2014 Elections
In its first Lok Sabha Elections, AAP won only four Lok Sabha constituencies in 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.
3. AAP Agenda
Aam Aadmi Party has four primary agendas, Jan Lokpal Legislation, Political Decentralisation, Right to Reject and Right to Recall.
4. Official Newspaper
“Aap Ki Kranti” is the official newspaper of Aam Aadmi Party.
5. Ideology of AAP Party
Aam Aadmi Party’s ideologies are Swaraj and Anti-corruption.
6. Political Position
Aam Aadmi Party believes in Centre-left politics.
7. Founding Members Expelled or Resigned
Prashant Bhushan, Shanti Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav, Anand Kumar and Mayank Gandhi were expelled from the Aam Aadmi Party. These leaders were attached to the party since its early days.
8. Most Visited Political Party Website
Aam Aadmi Party website is the most visited political party’s website in India.
9. Transparent Online Donations List
Aam Aadmi Party put the list of donors on its official website. It is the first political party in India which have done this thing.
10. Donations Received from 75 Countries
Thanks to the popularity of Aam Aadmi Party, the party has received donations from 75 countries till date. It’s like an achievement for any honest party.
Article first published on May 13, 2016.