The party’s national spokesperson Sanjay Singh, in response to a question on the project of Bihar Chief Minister as the prime ministerial candidate by some non-BJP parties, said that AAP is not part of any alliance and it is not part of its alliance. Focusing on nationwide expansion.
When asked to clarify AAP’s stand on projecting the JD(U) leader as its prime ministerial candidate for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, Singh told reporters, “It is their internal matter”.
Asked whether AAP supports Kumar as the opposition’s candidate for prime minister’s post, Singh, a Rajya Sabha member, said, “It is for Nitish Kumar’s party and his allies to decide.”
“We are neither part of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) nor the United Progressive Alliance (UPA),” he said.
The AAP, which won a landslide victory in the Punjab Assembly elections, is projecting its national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as the only person capable of challenging Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP.
Singh said AAP is focusing on its nationwide expansion and the party is working towards achieving this goal.
“The entire focus of the Aam Aadmi Party is on strengthening its base and expanding it nationwide, making the basic problems of the country the main issues and finding solutions to them,” he said.
Singh said the AAP contested the assembly elections alone in five states, including Punjab, and the party formed its government in Punjab earlier this year.
“We will also fight the upcoming elections alone in BJP-ruled Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh,” he said.