New Delhi. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will register a “historic victory” in the upcoming Gujarat assembly elections and become a “national” political party. Congratulating workers on the 10th anniversary of AAP’s foundation day, Kejriwal said the party has created “many histories” in Indian politics since it came into existence on November 26, 2012.
The party’s national convenor Kejriwal tweeted, “Aam Aadmi Party was established 10 years ago on this day. In these 10 years, with the immense love of the public and the hard work of the workers, the party created many histories in Indian politics. Today, the Aam Aadmi Party has become the new hope of the people of the country, it has become a trust.
“With yet another historic victory, AAP is going to become a national party very soon,” he said. According to the rules, a political party gets the status of a “state party” if it is a Gets six percent of the vote and two seats in the assembly. According to this, if a party gets the status of a “state party” in four states, it automatically becomes a “national party”.
The Aam Aadmi Party is recognized as a “state party” in Delhi, Punjab and Goa. In such a situation, if it gets six percent votes and two seats in Gujarat, it will get the status of “National Party”.