Election strategist Prashant Kishor to now work with Kejriwal's AAP for Delhi Elections
New Delhi| As Delhi Elections draw closer, the Aam Aadmi Party today confirmed that it will seek the help of political strategist Prashant Kishor. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced that Prashant Kishor's organization Indian Political Action Committee (IPAC) will handle its election campaign. In the 2015 elections, AAP had won 67 out of 70 seats.
Prashant Kishor has long been known as a successful electoral strategist. He had managed the campaign of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 2014 general election. The BJP won and Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister. At the same time, Prashant got the popularity of managing an election campaign. During the Assembly elections in Bihar in 2015, Kishor separated from BJP and worked for Nitish Kumar.
Happy to share that @indianpac is coming on-board with us. Welcome aboard!
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal)
Happy to share that @indianpac is coming on-board with us. Welcome aboard!— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) December 14, 2019
Then the JD (U), the RJD and the Congress alliance had a huge victory. After that, he joined JDU as the National Vice President. Kishor worked for the Congress during the 2017 assembly elections in Punjab. The Congress got the victory and Captain Amarinder Singh became the Chief Minister.
During the Assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh in 2019, Prashant's organization took over the campaign of Jagan Mohan Reddy. Jagan had won unilaterally in the election. Besides, there were reports of his joining the ShivSena before the Maharashtra elections. Prashant is currently working for West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.