Jolt for AAP as Ghuggi quits party

Arvind Kejriwal Bhagwant Mann AAP AAP Punjab AAP Punjab convenor Amanatullah Khan Kumar Vishwas Indian Express India news

Waraich has resigned from the primary membership of the party, expressing displeasure over the process of Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann's appointment as the new state unit chief.

Hitting back at Ghuggi, the newly appointed chief of the AAP's state unit said, "He was made the party's state convener within two months of joining".

"He (Ghuggi) is like my brother and we worked together in the entertainment industry for many years, but, if he has separated himself from the party due to ideological reasons, I can't do anything now, I wish he had stayed", said Mann on the phone.

Without naming Kejriwal, Waraich said that the AAP leadership's problems with him had begun when he told them during the election campaign that that there have been have been major complaints against the observers sent from Delhi and they should be recalled.

Mr Ghuggi, the former convener of the AAP's Punjab unit, resigned saying it was "difficult for him to continue" in AAP.

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Summary: Dhaliwal claimed that AAP's centre leadership had adopted a democratic way before finalising the name of Mann. Despite of being considered a confidante of Kejriwal, Mann was critical of the party's strategy during the polls, but never went against party convener. I held party reins during the crisis, sacrificing my work.

The SAD MP, in a statement here, said, "Ghuggi is right in pointing out that a drunkard should not have been appointed to the newly created post of state president which replaces the nomenclature state convener as "a leopard can not change its spots". He too was allegedly upset over Mr. Mann's appointment to the top post in the State. "His resignation is a direct result of the moral degradation of the AAP", he said. "They call this election process, this is not election process it is a farce", Ghuggi said.

Adding up to his rude behaviour Mann indicated that the party's team acted like a "mohalla cricket team".

Ghuggi said that Mann had worked very hard for the party. "If you really want to give him the position then you should have waited for at least months so he could quit his drinking habit", he said.

AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal had replaced Ghuggi with Bhagwant Mann.

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