The rise of AAP and ‘Dar dar Modi’
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Hello again. Yesterday we told you how Arvind Kejriwal seems to have cornered the market for media coverage according to a study published in this newspaper. But has this coverage really led to robust funding for AAP candidates. Not really. Today we learnt in the Business Standard that seven of the party’s Lok Sabha candidates in Gujarat have only received Rs10 so far in poll funds. “If the entire fund of the party’s LS candidates in Gujarat is put together, it totals to Rs1.31 lakh. While some candidates believe this fund-cruch is posing problems during election time, the party is still maintaining that they are getting good support," the paper says.
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