Ke­jri­wal paints rosy pic­ture for aam admi

Hindustan Times (Patna) - - FRONT PAGE - HT Cor­re­spon­dent

NEW DELHI: Arvind Ke­jri­wal, na­tional con­venor of the newly formed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), on Mon­day promised to pass the Jan Lok­pal Bill within 15 days and send cor­rupt min­is­ters to jail within six months, if voted to power.

"I as­sure you that if the com­mon man's party and com­mon man come to power, all cor­rupt min­is­ters will be tried and jailed within six months," Ke­jri­wal said at a well-at­tended gath­er­ing to mark the foun­da­tion day of the new party, cel­e­brated at the cap­i­tal's Par­lia­ment Street.

"Now it will be politi­cian ver­sus the com­mon man, who has been suf­fer­ing since 65 years," he said, flanked by former law min­is­ter Shanti Bhushan and former navy chief Ad­mi­ral L Ram­das.

Ke­jri­wal said the com­mon man's party will be trans­par­ent in its func­tio­n­iong and will put de­tails of all ex­penses and do­na­tions on its web­site. He chal­lenged the Congress and BJP to make pub­lic the amount they are spend­ing on the Gu­jarat polls.

The AAP, in a re­lease stated that over 15,000 peo­ple had taken the forms to en­roll them­selves as its mem­bers. "Ci­ti­zens have of­fered to open more of­fices of the party at 300 places and R1,62,324 were col­lected as do­na­tions dur­ing the day," stated the re­lease.

Ke­jri­wal also an­nounced that former chief jus­tice of Jhark­hand HC jus­tice Bhag­wati Prasad Sharma and Ad­mi­ral Ramdass as mem­bers of the party's first in­ter­nal Lok­pal.

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