Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his Punjab counterpart Bhagwant Mann, singer Anmol Gagan Maan and cricketer Harbhajan Singh are among the 20 “star” campaigners of the Aam Aadmi Party for the Gujarat Assembly polls.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, the party’s Rajya Sabha members Sanjay Singh and Raghav Chadha as well as its Gujarat chief ministerial face Isudan Gadhvi also in the list shared.
AAP’s woman leader and Punjab MLA Baljinder Kaur, singer and Punjab minister Anmol Gagan Maan, and national council member Rakesh Hirapara, are also named as star campaigners by the Kejriwal-led party.
Among star campaigners from Gujarat are Gadhvi, state AAP president Gopal Italia, general secretary Manoj Sorathiya, Patidar leader Alpesh Kathiria, who recently joined AAP, and youth leader Yuvrajsinh Jadeja.
AAP’s Gujarat youth wing president Pravin Ram, Koli community leader Raju Solanki, poll candidate Jagram Vala and AAP’s Gujarat Pradesh Mahila Sangthan chief Gauri Desai are also named in the list.
However, AAP has already released the names of 158 candidates for the elections to the 182-member Gujarat Assembly which will be held in two phases on December 1 and 5.
Kejriwal has been leading the AAP’s campaign in the state and has held town halls, rallies, and road shows.
The national convener of the AAP has focused his party’s campaign on welfare politics and made concessions such as free energy up to 300 units per month, free education in public schools, unemployment benefits, a Rs 1,000 allowance for women, and a monthly stipend for new attorneys.