Senior Congress leader Mukesh Goyal joins Aam Aadmi Party

New Delhi, Nov 27 (PTI) Five-time corporator and senior Congress leader Mukesh Goyal on Saturday joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Mukesh Goyal’s joining AAP ahead of next year’s municipal elections in Delhi is considered a big setback for the Congress.

Along with Goyal, about a dozen Congress office-bearers including two-time former councilor Parmabhai Solanki also joined the Aam Aadmi Party here in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.

AAP in a statement termed this development as a big setback for the Congress ahead of the municipal elections.

On this occasion Manish Sisodia said, “It is a very happy occasion that our AAP family is expanding further. Goyal ji, joining us with his supporters, is a big leader of Congress.

Welcoming other leaders to the party, Sisodia said the development indicates a trend where Congress leaders, who want to work for the people, are joining the AAP, implemented under the leadership of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. affected by the policies and actions taken.

Speaking on the occasion, Mukesh Goyal said, “Arvind Kejriwal’s model of development is being discussed today not only in Delhi but across the country. I am leaving Congress and joining AAP because I do not think it right to oppose a party which works in the interest of the people.

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