Mon, 26 Nov 2012 17:15:00 GMT | By IANS

Kejriwal formally launches Aam Aadmi Party

Kejriwal, who will be the national convenor of the party, says the party is the result of the struggle against corruption

Kejriwal formally launches Aam Aadmi Party (© AFP)

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), India's newest political party, was on Monday formally launched by activist Arvind Kejriwal in the presence of thousands of supporters.

"This party is result of our struggle against corruption," said Kejriwal, who had announced the name of his party on Saturday.

His colleague Manish Sisodia declared the name of the party to the gathering in central Delhi's Jantar Mantar and said: "It is our party."

Sisodia also announced the names of the other 23 members of the national executive body. These include Sisodia himself as well as Prashant Bhushan, Dinesh Waghela, Sanjay Singh, Gopa Rai and Kumar Vishwas.

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