While the list of candidates of Aam Aadmi Party for Delhi assembly elections this time comprises eight women candidates out of a total of 70, several women leaders of the party justified the numbers, saying that they are in line with the party’s ambition to win the polls yet again.
Talking to Khabri Baba, the president of Delhi unit of AAP’s women wing, Nirmala Kumari, said a meeting was held by the unit with various women leaders from across the city in which some women did speak about their desire to get a ticket.
“We have about 1,200 active members and about five-seven of them were keen on seeking a ticket. But when we discussed the issue, we realised that it was best left to the senior leadership to decide on the selection of the best candidates. After all we also want to win this election,” she reasoned, adding that the representation of women would keep on increasing in future.