Arvind Kejriwal is like a ‘messiah’: Congress rebel Jagmeet Brar
Jagmeet Singh Brar former Congress leader and ex-MP, announced his alliance with AAP on Punjab issue. Saying that he will extend “unconditional” support to AAP in Punjab after forming an “issue-based alliance” with the party.
Describing AAP national convenor as “messiah on the country’s political landscape”, he stated that ‘Lokhit Abhiyan’ , his front, will give unconditional support to the party in the state. “He is like a messiah. I find Arvind Kejriwal to be the modern Mahatma Gandhi of this country” :
The former MP clarified that it was an alliance and he was not joining AAP. Asked whether he will contest Punjab polls, Brar said he would leave the decision to the leadership of AAP. “Whatever decision AAP takes regarding elections, that will be obeyed,” he said.
“I appeal to all Punjabis to ensure their votes are not divided. That is why I am supporting AAP,” Brar, once a Congress leader, said. “My support is unconditional. It is up to the party to decide whether I should contest the Assembly elections of 2017
However, the parties have clarified that this is an ‘issue-based alliance’ and not a political one.