Arvind Kejriwal At Sabarmati Ashram As AAP Tries To Weave Gujarat Tale

Arvind Kejriwal and Bhagwant Mann have been noticed spinning the charkha on the ‘Hriday Kunj’ within the Ashram.


With its eyes set at the Gujarat elections later this 12 months, Aam Aadmi Birthday party is ramping up its occasions within the state. Delhi Leader Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab Leader Minister Bhagwant Mann kicked off their two-day Gujarat commute with a talk over with to the Sabarmati Ashram.

The 2 leaders have been noticed spinning the charkha on the ‘Hriday Kunj’ in Mahatma Gandhi’s Ashram. Hriday Kunj was the residential quarters of Mahatma Gandhi and his spouse Kasturba Gandhi.

The leaders then additionally visited the museum within the Ashram.

Sabarmati Ashram was once a key centre all over India’s freedom battle. Mahatma Gandhi began his historical Dandi March towards the British Salt Legislation from this Ashram.

Whilst addressing the media submit a excursion of the Ashram, Mr Kejriwal stated, “I think gratitude to be born in the similar nation as Gandhiji. That is my first talk over with since I changed into Delhi Leader Minister. However I used to come back right here as an activist as neatly.”

Bhagwant Mann stated, “I come from a land of freedom fighters-Punjab. I were given to peer so much right here. Gandhi Ji’s letters and the more than a few actions he spearheaded. Charkha is a part of each and every different family in Punjab. My mom and grandmother additionally use it. I’ve noticed the Charkha getting used since my adolescence. We’re nationalist folks and we like the country. That is my first talk over with to Gujarat since I changed into Punjab CM.”

Mr Kejriwal refused to reply to political questions from the media and stated, “Ye pavitra sthaan hai. Rajneeti ki batein bahar” (It is a natural position. All political talks will likely be performed outdoor.)

Within the Ashram’s Customer’s Guide, Mr Kejriwal wrote, “This Ashram is a non secular position. It looks like Gandhi ji’s soul is living right here. I additionally really feel non secular on coming right here.”

Later, the officers on the Sabarmati Ashram introduced the 2 AAP leaders with miniature charkhas and a e book on Mahatma Gandhi’s lifestyles.

Chatting with NDTV at the AAP leaders’ talk over with, Communicator at Sabarmati Ashram Lata Parmar stated, “Each have been satisfied to be right here. In addition they attempted to make use of the Charkha. Bhagwant Mann ji stated that he has noticed the Charkha from his adolescence however the only utilized in Punjab isn’t like the person who belongs to Gandhi ji.”

On being requested about whether or not the body of workers of the Ashram will get suffering from questions that get raised at the political intent of such visits, she stated, “We can not to find out what’s the intent with which individuals come right here. But if folks come right here then regardless of designation, they imbibe the non secular values of Gandhi ji. Folks really feel impressed by means of Gandhiji and his battle.”

Invoking freedom warring parties and their battle has been part of AAP’s marketing campaign for rather a while. All the way through the Punjab marketing campaign freedom fighter Bhagat Singh’s ideology and his heroic acts have been time and again highlighted. Mr Mann even took his oath as Leader Minister at Bhagat Singh’s ancestral village. It’s believed that AAP has taken up the problem to have a novel political identification.

Later nowadays Mr Kejriwal and Mr Mann will cling a two-kilometre roadshow in Ahmedabad, which the birthday party is asking ‘Tiranga Yatra’. On Sunday, the leaders will talk over with the Swaminarayan temple in Ahmedabad.

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