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Yes, we made mistakes: Kejriwal after Delhi loss

Yes, we made mistakes: Kejriwal after Delhi loss

After the humiliating defeat in just-concluded MCD polls, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today confessed that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) made mistakes and that it's time for the party to take corrective measures instead of coming up with excuses.

It is to remind that earlier on Saturday, Kejriwal struck a note admitting that the party made some crucial mistakes such as in-fighting within the party.

Buoyed by the BJP's victory in municipal corporation polls in Delhi, where it has retained a third term on the trot, insiders say the party may partially adopt the same strategy in the face of a potential anti-incumbency factor, which may play spoilsport in UP. We owe that to volunteers and voters.

Sukhpal Singh Khaira, AAP MLA of Bholath, appreciated that Arvind Kejriwal had admitted that some mistakes were committed by the party. It is ironical, considering Kejriwal and AAP blamed party "fixed" EVM for this defeat.

He said with the poll results it has also become "obvious" that people did not vote for the AAP.




This is published unedited from the ANI feed. Need is action not excuses,"Kejriwal added". "In the last two days, I spoke to many volunteers and voters.It's time to get back to work".

He said that to "not evolve would be silly". A Delhi government spokesperson said the invitation was "unlikely" to be linked to concerns raised regarding EVM machines and added that "they were yet to see the letter". Pointing to reasons beyond the party's official stand to explain its recent poll defeats, he said the AAP was getting "Congressionised" to an extent.

Claiming that change is the only constant, Kejriwal, perhaps anxious about the morale of his party workers after the crushing MCD defeat, said that "the key is to find the reserves to hold and pull ourselves up". The people deserve nothing else.

Out of a total 272 wards, the BJP won in 183 wards, AAP won 44 and the Congress 32.

"It was the BJP corporators who worked for the party in 2014 Lok Sabha elections and during 2017 UP assembly polls".

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