· Prakash Raj says people having love for the country need to come together to defeat communalism
· Says impressed with the AAP govt’s work in Health, Education and its vision for the future
Noted Indian film personality and activist, Mr Prakash Raj on Saturday announced that he will campaign for the Aam Aadmi Party Lok Sabha candidates in Delhi for a week, beginning from today.
Addressing the media along with the AAP Delhi convenor Gopal Rai at the party headquarters, Mr Prakash Raj said :“I am very happy, proud and I feel meaningful in this journey in Indian politics to be with AAP. I am not from Aam Aadmi Party, but I am one of those Aam Aadmi which look upto to the ideology and the work done by this party and this is what made me here. I am here to support such candidates, such party, which is fighting for a change in this election compared to other parties, on their report card. On the issues of health, education, their vision and on based on their work. This is what we need, this is my gesture, and my belief, that different people with different thought processes but love for the country come together to make this democracy, to reclaim our republic of this country which is on the verge that we may lose with the onslaught of communal and hatred politics of the government which is in place.”
Mr Gopal Rai announced the campaign schedule of Mr Raj, who will begin his Delhi campaign from the North East Lok Sabha constituency on Saturday evening with a meeting in support of the AAP candidate Dilip Pandey at Baburpur.
Mr Raj will campaign in the New Delhi and East Delhi constituencies on Sunday. All his campaign schedules and venues will be intimated to the media on a daily basis in advance.
Mr Raj is well known for his pre-democracy and secular views. He is also contesting the current Lok Sabha elections as an independent candidate from the Bengaluru Central Lok Sabha constituency, supported by many political parties, including the AAP.