What Election Fee Chief Mentioned When Requested About AAP’s ‘Nationwide Occasion’ Standing

Election Fee was at this time requested about Aam Aadmi Half or AAP’s ‘nationwide’ standing.

New Delhi:

The Election Fee at this time stated it’s wanting into the difficulty of in accordance the nationwide standing to the Aam Aadmi Occasion.

“It’s underneath assessment… We’ll quickly come again to you,” Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar advised a press convention right here when requested concerning the problem.

The Arvind Kejriwal-led get together’s electoral performances final yr paved the way in which for it to be recognised by the Election Fee as a nationwide get together.

To earn a nationwide get together standing, a political outfit must be recognised as state get together in 4 states and have a minimum of two members within the respective legislative assemblies, in accordance with the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) order, 1968.

And so as change into eligible to be recognised because the state get together, a political outfit has to win two seats and secures a minimal six per cent votes within the state.

There are different standards additionally to earn the nationwide get together standing.

The AAP has been recognised as a state get together Delhi, Punjab, Goa and Gujarat.

The AAP stormed to energy in Punjab profitable 92 of the 117 meeting seats, recording a stupendous victory within the state meeting polls final yr. It was anyway already recognised as a state get together within the state.

in Goa, it bagged two seats and secured an general vote share of 6.77 per cent, resulting in its recognition as a state get together within the coastal state.

By the top of the 2022, the AAP’s nationwide ambition obtained wings because it received 5 seats and secured an general vote share of 13 p.c within the Gujarat meeting polls, which was sufficient for the AAP to be recognised because the state get together.

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