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AAP adds 7 women, 5 members from Punjab to its national executive

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:50 IST

Seven women and five members from Punjab have been included in a rejig of the Aam Aadmi Party's national executive and political affairs committee on Wednesday, neither of which had a woman member earlier.

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was re-elected the AAP's party convener, and former Royal Bank of Scotland India chairperson Meera Sanyal, adviser to the education minister Atishi Marlena, and MLAs Bhawna Gaur and Rakhi Birla were elected to the executive.

Five members were inducted from Punjab, where the AAP hopes to win seats in the assembly elections next year. The members from Punjab include senior party leader Ashish Talwar, party spokesperson Ashutosh and Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann, according to the Hindustan Times.

First published: 28 April 2016, 7:43 IST
 
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