NRI Volunteers Arrive to campaign for AAP
Aam Aadmi Party had a festive welcome of overseas supporters in Delhi in the wee hours of 19th January 2017. Over a hundred volunteers from Canada arrived together and were greeted AAP Leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, AAP Overseas Convenor Dr Kumar Vishwas, Minister Imran Hussain and MLAs Jagdeep Singh, Adarsh Shastri, Somnath Bharti, Jarnail Singh, Rakhi Bidlan, Sanjeev Jha, Madan Lal. AAP Co Convenor Preeti Sharma Menon and the AAP Overseas team had arranged a grand welcome for the supporters with Punjabi dancers and drummers.
The supporters then boarded a special 'Chalo Punjab' Bus and went to the aprty office where there was a warm welcome. They then drove to Chandiagarh where a press conference was held by AAP Leader and Punjab Prabhari Sanjay Singh. Sanjay Singh welcomed the supporters and informed the media that the party was grateful that thousands of supporters from across the world had arrived in Punjab and were canvassing for AAP. He mentioned that AAP Canada Convenor was already on the ground and congratulated AAP Canada Youth Convenor Joban Randhawa for initiating and executing the Chalo Punjab campaign. He said all these NRIs had worked hard in their new homes and earned a reputation for Punjabis in their home countries. AAP was proud that these educated, successful Indians had chosen to support AAP in every way. Sanjay Singh demolished Badals' absurd allegation that AAP was supported by terrorists and said "Look at these good people of all ages who have come here to support AAP, do they look like terrorists? By calling Punjabi NRIs terrorists Badals have insulted all Punjabis who live abroad."
AAP Leaders Kanwar Sandhu, Colonel C D Kamboj, Raghav Chaddha and Preeti Sharma Menon were also present in the press conference along with the forerunners of the Chalo Punjab Team Joban Randhawa, Surinder Mavi and Sumesh Handa.
The Chalo Punjab team will now spread out to their home towns and support the AAP campaign