Cracks in AAP? Kumar Vishwas to address press conference shortly


Kumar-VishwasNew Delhi: The two soldiers of Aam Aadmi Party brigade – Kumar Vishwas and Shazia Ilmi – seem to have developed mutinous feelings, just ahead of crucial General Elections.

According to reports, Kumar Vishwas and Shazia Ilmi are unhappy with the decisions related to ticket distribution taken by the AAP.

A tweet by the poet-turned-politican, who is contesting Lok Sabha polls from Amethi, signalled his disgruntlement:

Kumar Vishwas will reportedly address a press conference on Wednesday.

There was a buzz in the party that Ilmi will be fielded against Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli after Kumar Vishwas was fielded against Rahul Gandhi from Amethi.

Shazia Ilmi on Tuesday made it evident that she is not willing to be pitted against the Congress president. Sources said the party was keen on Ilmi taking on Sonia Gandhi, but then Ilmi was not interested. The announcement made by her on social media indicated that she is dissatisfied with the party.

Ilmi has expressed her desire to contest either from Farrukhabad, a seat represented by Union Minister Salman Khurshid, or any seat from Delhi.

A section of party leaders were also of the opinion that Ilmi, who undertakes fund raising campaigns, should be made to campaign instead of pitting her against Sonia Gandhi.

Ilmi had also contested from RK Puram constituency in Delhi Assembly Elections, but lost to a BJP candidate by a slender margin.