During her ‘padayatra’ on Tuesday dusk in a Muslim dominated Khureji Khas, Aam Aadmi Party’s East Delhi claimant Atishi walked adult to a residence of 70-year-old Shahjaha, who was station during a doorsteps to watch a rally.
The AAP personality smiled and placed her right palm on Shahjaha’s shoulder. The dual talked for a few seconds before Atishi changed on to another family amid drum beats and sloganeering,
“Jhadu [AAP symbol] pe opinion lagane keliye bola, standard mudde nahi pooche (She asked me to opinion for jhadu, though she did not ask us about a problems),” pronounced Ms. Shahjaha.
The Hindu talked to 8 people who a AAP personality talked to during her ‘yatra’. All of them pronounced that she asked them for votes though did not enquire about their problems. Seven out of a 8 people, however, still pronounced they would opinion for AAP.
“There are no correct roads here and no correct cleaning happens. But what can they ask in a minute,” asked Ms. Shahjaha, adding:“But we will opinion for AAP, they have finished work.”
The roads are slight and full of potholes, a open drains scent in a densely populated neighbourhood.
Seema Parveen, 50, also got a possibility to speak to Atishi. “There are about 8 boys in a family who are prepared though do not have a job. Whenever leaders come to ask for votes, they never ask us about a problems,” pronounced Ms. Parveen, who lives in a corner family of around 30 members.
Mohammad Shahid, 52, who was station outward a emporium where a AAP personality talked to him, said: “There is a lot of graft, zero happens here though money. Even for an Aadhaar card, one has to compensate a bribe.” Mr. Shahid pronounced he would have told this to Atishi if she had asked about their problems.
Shahid pronounced he would not opinion for AAP in a Lok Sabha election. “I will opinion for AAP in a Assembly election, though there is no indicate in voting for them during this choosing (as they are not a inhabitant party),” he said.
Around 7 p.m., as a ‘padayatra’ entered a second hour, a speakers of a circuitously mosque blared out a call for request as Atishi talked to Gulshan, 40, for a integrate of seconds. “She told me ‘jhadu pe opinion dena’ and we pronounced we would. She did not ask me anything else,” pronounced Gulshan. “Since note anathema happened, my father who does elaboration designs on suits nearby Makki Masjid has really small work. Leaders should ask us about these things,” she added.
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