Senior lawyer and AAP member Shanti Bhushan on Tuesday said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal should continue as the national convenor of the party, and added that Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan should continue supporting him.
Even as the rift within the Aam Aadmi Party is becoming evident with each passing day, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took to Twitter on Tuesday and said that he refuses to be drawn into “this ugly battle”.
In yet another sign of widening internal rift within the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the close aides of party chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal have now released a recorded conversation with a journalist who had written a critical piece on party's affairs and held an informal breakfast meeting with senior leader Yogendra Yadav.
Differences in the AAP were wide open on Monday with the leadership said to be preparing for a crackdown on dissidents like Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav at the National Executive meeting on Wednesday when they could be removed from the party's apex decision-making body Political Affairs Committee (PAC).
With the Congress proving unable to create enough space as opposition, the AAP has resolved to form a shadow cabinet to keep track of ministerial functioning in the Bharatiya Janata Party-led (BJP) coalition government in Goa.
The differences within the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is out in the open with senior party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan voicing dissent against the manner in which the party is being run by Arvind Kejriwal.
A letter by internal Lokpal (legal representative) points out towards the growth of two camps within the top leadership of the Aam Aadmi Party due to an “abject breakdown in communication and mutual trust”.