Comedian-Politician Bhagwant Mann Officially Joins AAP


CHANDIGARH – Bhagwant Mann formally joined the Aam Aadmi Party. He metsenior AAP leaders, including Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia and Yogender Yadav,in Delhi.Talking to The Tribune over the phone, Mann said on his return to Punjabtomorrow, he would start working as an AAP activist. He said the AAP leadershiphad told him that it was considering Punjab as one of the important states and wouldsoon visit there to launch a full-fledged campaign.“The AAP leadership is satisfiedwith the response from Punjab as far as its membership drive is concerned,” saidMann. “I have an understanding that AAP would hold a major rally in Punjab eitherduring Hola Mohalla festival at Anandpur Sahib or on the martyrdom day of BhagatSingh on March 23,” Mann said. He said it was expected that the AAP leadershipwould declare candidates for the remaining Lok Sabha seats in the state by March 13.