New Delhi: Just two years after it swept to power with 67 out of 70 seats, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its leader Arvind Kejriwal found their massive public mandate slipping away on Wednesday. The finished a distant second after the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) as the results came in for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections. As detractors rushed to write the epitaph for Kejriwal and his party, senior AAP leader Sanjay Singh took to Twitter to defend the party.
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"4 saal: Dilli do baar sarkar, Punjab mukhya vipakshi dal, Goa 6.2% vote, 4 MP, MCD 46 parshad, desh ki sabse tez badhne waali AAP ko TV khatm kyun kar rahi? (4 years: Two times in Delhi government, main opposition in Punjab, 6.2% vote share in Goa, 4 MPs, 46 councilors in MCD. Why does TV want to finish the AAP, the fastest growing party in India?)," Sanjay Singh tweeted from his official Twitter handle '@SanjayAzadSln'.
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Hours before Singhâs tweet, AAP spokesperson Raghav Chadha, too, had defended the party during a television interview claiming AAP had a "bright future" and drawing parallels with the BJP, which he said "took decades to come to power".
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