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No poll pact with TN parties, says AAP

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Prashanth Bhushan, AAP leader, addressing mediapersons in Chennai on Sunday. Photo: M. Vedhan
The Hindu Prashanth Bhushan, AAP leader, addressing mediapersons in Chennai on Sunday. Photo: M. Vedhan

Prashant Bhushan says both DMK and AIADMK are corrupt

Aam Aadmi Party leader Prashant Bhushan on Sunday ruled out any truck with political parties in Tamil Nadu in the upcoming general elections.

Asked for a comment on a media report that Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) president Vijayakant considered an electoral pact with the AAP in the State, Mr. Bhushan denied any development on this front and stated that his party would first and foremost be an aggregation of like-minded people.

Alleging that the ruling AIADMK and the DMK were corrupt, Mr. Bhushan said both the parties were diverting the attention of the people from real issues by raising communal or caste issues.

“The main issues are corruption, governance and people’s empowerment,” he said.

The AAP’s national executive committee member, who was in Chennai to address a conference of AAP members from districts across the State, endorsed the “official” list of authorised representatives of the party in Tamil Nadu, including convenor Christina Samy and co-convenor M. Lenin while upholding the expulsion of five dissidents from the party’s fledgling State unit.

Fielding questions, Mr. Bhushan alleged that corrupt money, which had spawned a mafia in the country, controlled the entire systems of power, including the major political parties.

On the speculation that the AAP sought to rope in S.P. Udayakumar, leader of the People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy that opposed the Kudankulam nuclear plant, Mr. Bhushan said the party was open to taking on board good activists.

Earlier at the conference, Mr. Bhushan was reported to have outlined the AAP’s strategy for the general elections and also emphasised the need for finalising the party’s position on issues specific to the State, including the problems faced by Tamil fishermen at the hands of the Sri Lankan Navy, by February.

Shortly after the AAP leader left the venue of the conference in Valasaravakkam here, K. Balakrishnan, one of the expelled members who had been raising slogans against a section of the State leadership, alleged that he was prevented from handing over a petition to Mr. Bhushan on irregularities committed by some party leaders. He said he would submit the petition to AAP leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

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AAP has lost all its morality to preach any more about corruption having
taken the support of Congress in Delhi,from whom the corruption
sprouts.These 'double standards' people, whose only ideology is to
derail all democratic and constitutional norms and ethics in public
life, should never preach morale in public life leave alone
corruption.BJP's claim that AAP is Congress B team is absolutely
correct.

from:  j narayanan
Posted on: Jan 20, 2014 at 13:01 IST

Tacit agreement to benefit some individuals and lack of the "POLITICAL
CONVICTION", This corruption drive should be forwarded to private
organizations, unorganized labors and industries, and public
organizations. "Captain" Vijayakanth acted in movies against
corruption, when he started party, void is created, unless it is
filled with aam adami party.
Nevertheless, Public offices usually work , with the "Super Annuation
Gratuity" benefits in mind, with automated services, it could be
easily eradicated. For example: Passport Seva , One week, to get
renewal. However,prior to this "Long Q", with passport writers, with
his intended ".", mistakes.

from:  Krishna G
Posted on: Jan 20, 2014 at 10:59 IST
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