AAP's Kumar Vishwas to contest against Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha elections?

Dec 11, 2013, 23:10 IST | Agencies

After the spectacular show in Delhi, AAP plans to contest the Lok Sabha elections and hinted at taking on big leaders of rival parties with one its leaders Kumar Vishwas fighting against Rahul Gandhi.

AAP leader Kumar Vishwas may be pitted against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in the Lok Sabha election, the party indicated Wednesday without referring to them by name.

Addressing thousands of supporters, AAP spokesperson Manish Sisodia, who won from Patparganj assembly seat, said party was ready to face any Congress or BJP bigwigs in the Lok Sabha elections. "If needed, we would not shy from fielding our member Kumar Vishwas against Rahul Gandhi in the Lok Sabha elections," he said.

"We can make our 'Yuva Hridya Samrat' contest against Yuvraj," party leader Manish Sisodia said, in an obvious reference to Kumar Vishwas and Rahul Gandhi.

Gandhi has been elected to the Lok Sabha from Amethi in Uttar Pradesh. A poet, Kumar Vishwas is one of the most vocal leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party.

Addressing the gathering, AAP founder leader Arvind Kejriwal reiterated that the party would neither support any party nor take support from anyone to form a government in Delhi. 

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