Atishi Marlena, former adviser to Manish Sisodia, announced as first AAP candidate for Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi: Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday announced Atishi Marlena, a former adviser to Education Minister Manish Sisodia, as its candidate in the Lok Sabha election from East Delhi constituency.

File image of AAP leader Atishi Marlena. Twitter/@atishimarlena

File image of AAP leader Atishi Marlena. Twitter/@atishimarlena

She is the first candidate to be announced by AAP for the 2019 elections.

Atishi served as an adviser from July 2015 to 17 April, 2018 and was also involved in drafting the manifesto of the party in the 2015 Delhi Assembly elections.

She will operate out of the newly inaugurated office on Vikas Marg near the Laxmi Nagar metro station.

Atishi said on the occasion: "By naming this road Vikas Marg, did people get schools, universities or hospitals? For real development, AAP has to be strengthened and Delhi's seven Lok Sabha seats have to be won by AAP."

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Updated Date: Aug 27, 2018 23:52:05 IST

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