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AAP Suspends Amanatullah, Placates Kumar Vishwas 

Kumar Vishwas said he would take a decision on Tuesday night, without revealing on whether he’d continue in AAP.

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The AAP members, including Arvind Kejriwal (centre) and Kumar Vishwas (second from left) after the PAC meeting. (Photo Courtesy: Twitter/<a href="https://twitter.com/vikaskyogi">Vikas Yogi</a>)
Snapshot
  • PAC meeting at Arvind Kejriwal’s residence ends with the suspension of Amanatullah Khan
  • Kumar Vishwas has been appointed convenor of the Rajasthan unit of the party
  • Amanatullah refuses to comment on the suspension
  • Khan had accused Vishwas of being an ‘RSS-BJP agent’ on Tuesday
    Vishwas had followed these comments by accusing the AAP leaders of conspiring against him
  • Sisodia meets Amanatullah Khan, details of visit not revealed
12:42 AM , 04 May

Sisodia meets Amanatullah Khan

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia tonight met party's Okhla MLA Amanatullah Khan, hours after he was suspended from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Confirming the development, Khan said Sisodia had come to his residence to meet him, but did not reveal the purpose of the deputy chief minister's visit.

4:30 PM , 03 May

Amanatullah Khan meets his close aides

Suspended AAP leader Amanatullah Khan reportedly met with his close aids on Wednesday afternoon. Khan said he was a "small man from another party," reported CNN News 18.

2:15 PM , 03 May

Kejriwal-Vishwas Strike Compromise

Celebrations broke out outside Kejriwal’s residence as the Political Affairs Committee (PAC) meeting concluded. In the meeting, which lasted for three hours at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence, a decision was made to give greater responsibility to Kumar Vishwas.

He (Vishwas) will be Rajasthan’s party in-charge as the state goes to polls next year.
Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief

Amanatullah refused to comment on suspension.

The suspension is seen as a compromise after Vishwas had threatened to quit the party. The AAP has also set up a disciplinary committee to look into the statements made by Khan against Vishwas.

11:23 AM , 03 May

AAP's Top Brass Leaders Meet to Discuss Key Points

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas on Wednesday arrived at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence to attend the party's political affairs committee (PAC) meeting.

Ashutosh and Manish Sisodia also attended the meeting which was aimed at taking key decisions on the infighting and structural changes in the organisation, and addressing Kumar’s unhappiness with the party.

Vishwas put forward conditions before the AAP which included not compromising on corruption, addressing grievances of workers and engaging with them, according to media reports.


Published: 02 May 2017, 6:27 PM IST
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