April 5, 2011 IANS | 8 months ago

Kejriwal and Anna Hazare came together with the popular India Against Corruption (IAC) movement demanding a Jan Lokpal Bill, an anti-graft legislation.


Sep 19,2011: Hazare and Kejriwal agreed their differences regarding a role in politics were irreconcilable.

Oct 2, 2012: On birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Kejriwal announced he was forming a political party.

Nov 26,2012: AAP launched.

March, 2013: AAP was registered as a political party by the Election Commission of India.

Aug 3,2013: AAP formally launched its election symbol 'Broom'

Nov 20,2013: AAP published its manifesto, promising a clean and corruption-free government. They also said that power will be directly in the hands on the people and that households using up to 700 litres of water per day would be given free water.

Dec 8,2013: AAP's leader Arvind Kejriwal defeats three-time Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. AAP secures 28 seats in the 70 member assembly.

(Posted on 08-12-2013)