New Delhi, Jan 11: Actor Prakash Raj, who recently announced his decision to contest the Lok Sabha elections as an Independent candidate from Bengaluru Central, met Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal here on Thursday.
After the announcement last week, the AAP had offered support to Mr. Raj, who has been open in his criticism of the Narendra Modi government.
In a tweet after meeting Mr. Kejriwal at his residence, Mr. Raj said: “Met delhi CM @ArvindKejriwal thanked him and @AamAadmiParty for the support in my political journey. Discussed and requested to share various ways to address issues which his team has commendably done..#bengalurucentral #citizensvoice in parliament #justasking in parliament too.”
In response, Mr. Kejriwal tweeted: “We need people like Prakash Raj to enter Parliament. Prakash ji, it was great meeting u today. AAP fully supports u and we agree wid ur decision to fight as an independent candidate. We need independent and non-partisan voices too in Parliament.”
Prakash Rai meets Kejriwal, seeks support for ‘political journey’