In a fresh development in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Aam Aadmi party has sent its list of 20 'star campaigners' to the Election Commission on Tuesday for Haryana.
The list names the AAP top brass, including the party president and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Minister for Employment and Haryana in-charge Gopal Rai, and Deputy CM of Delhi Manish Sisodia.
Among other AAP leaders, the list includes Dr Sushil Gupta, Bhagwant Mann, Navin Jaihind, Abhinav Rai, Dr Omnarain Pandit, Sudhir Yadav, Yogeshwar Sharma, Dr Vishal Khubar, Soyab Aalam, Vimal Kisor, Ashwani Dulhera, Gen Ranvir Yadav, Shrishan Rao, Naveen Juglan, Kalyan Singh Bishnoi, Pradeep Kumar and Dharmbir Bhadana.
Here is the list full list of star campaigners in Haryana:
The AAP is contesting the Lok Sabha elections in the state in a coalition with the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP), which is fighting in seven out of the ten seats in the Haryana.
The Kejriwal-led party fielded its Haryana unit chief Navin Jaihind from Faridabad, former Himachal Pradesh Director-General of Police (DGP) Prithvi Raj from Ambala, and advocate Krishan Kumar Agarwal from Karnal.
The announcement was made by senior AAP leader and Haryana in-charge Gopal Rai in a joint press conference with JJP leader Dushyant Chautala at the party’s Delhi office on Sunday.
Another development for the party has been that of the independent candidate from Bengaluru, Prakash Raj, extending his support for AAP's Atishi Marlena. Raj also said that he will be campaigning for her in Delhi.
Marlena is contesting against the newly cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir of BJP and Congress candidate Arvinder Singh Lovely.
The list has come hours after the Congress released its list of star campaigners for the state of Haryana. The UPA’s list includes party president Rahul Gandhi, Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Salman Khurshid, Anand Sharma, Sashi Tharoor, Nagma Morarji, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Amarinder Singh, Jai Ram Ramesh, Ashok Gehlot, Kamal Nath, Bhupesh Baghel, Sachin Pilot, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Randeep Singh Surjewala, Sushmita Dev, Gourav Gogoi, Shatrughan Sinha, Urmila Matondkar, Imran Pratapgarhi, B.P. Singh, Somendra Nath Mitra, Adhir Ranjan Choudhary, Pradip Bhattacharjee, A.H Khan Choudhury, Deepa Dasmunshi, Abdul Mannan, Abhijit Mukherjee, Manoj Chakraborty, Shubhankar Sarkar, Shankar Malakar, Maya Ghose, Milton Rashid, Sardar Amjad Ali, Abdus Sattar, Amitabha Chakraborty, Krishna Debnath and Prasanta Kumar Dutt.