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Kejriwal hopes to bewitch aam admi with broom trick

NEW DELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party will embark on a "Jhadu Chalao Yatra", a road show in which party chief Arvind Kejriwal will drive through the city and meet people, on Sunday. It will start from Old Delhi, covering Chandni Chowk, Matia Mahal and Ballimaran in the first leg. The road show will go on till December 1 and a schedule has been drawn to ensure that he visits all 70 constituencies, covering two to four areas each day. Read More

Fallacy of the Magic Broom

October 18, 2013 | UPDATED 19:49 IST


Witches and wizards fly on broomsticks, don't we muggles know? When the boy wiz called Harry Potter flew on his Firebolt, he did win more than the Quidditch World Cup. He won the hearts of all those adults who missed the magic of their private Hogwarts. Now we the disillusioned legions in the Republic of Hope Abandoned badly need a wizard-and the magic that can save us from the impending doom. Read More

Symbol of Arvind Kejriwal's party is loaded with many meanings

Aug 17, 2013, 12.00AM IST

Times of India

One of the seven labours allotted to the Greek hero Hercules was the cleaning of the filthy Augean stables. Though even his staunchest supporters would hesitate to liken him to that legendary strongman, Arvind Kejriwal has taken upon himself an even more daunting clean-up job: that of ridding India of its chronic corruption. His Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has adopted the broom — the humble jharu of daily household use — as its official symbol. Kejriwal, who has said that he would stand as an election candidate against Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit, launched the symbol from New Delhi's Valmiki colony as 90% of the city's sanitation workers come from this community. Read More

AAP gets broom, aims clean sweep in Delhi Assembly polls

New Delhi, July 31, 2013 | UPDATED 22:22 IST

Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday  got 'broom' as its election symbol for the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls.

"With this, the party has crossed the second milestone (after its registration) on its way to cleaning up the polity of the country," the party said in a statement. Read More

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