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Over 4,000 students register for AAP’s ‘vacation for nation’ drive

Over 4,000 student from various universities in Delhi have joined AAP’s ‘Vacation for Nation’ campaign, the party said in a statement.

In order to increase its volunteer base ahead of Delhi Assembly elections, the AAP’s students’ wing has launched an initiative to enrol students to work for the party in the national Capital. Under the newly-launched campaign

‘Vacation for the Nation’, the  has begun enrolling students from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Jamia Milia Islamia, Indraprastha University and Delhi University and its affiliated colleges.

‘We are targeting students from all universities in Delhi. Further, we are also looking for students who are appearing for UPSC exams in Mukherjee Nagar, Ber Sarai and Jia Sarai areas, where such students mostly reside. A group is also targeting students in the Laxmi Nagar area who are appearing for their CA exams’, said Sarita Devi, president of the Chhatra Yuva Sangharsha Samiti (CYSS), the students’ wing of the party.

Among the 4,000 students, 1,500 are from DU, 450 from JNU, 250 from Jamia and 150 from IP university. Also, there are 300 UPSC candidates and 150 CA students who have also signed up, read the party statement. CYSS said it has also received 1,210 online entries. ‘Students can work for the party after their exams get over by mid-December. They can work with the party in their winter break and even continue to do so until the Delhi elections, which could be held in February next year,’ said Gaurav Singh, secretary and campaign in-charge.

The volunteers will compare the election manifestos of all major political parties contesting the Delhi elections and tell the people which party has given preference to the demands of students and the youth.

The Vacation for Nation volunteers will form a mobile campaign unit with ready reckoners on issues concerning the students and youth and how these can be brought to the forefront for the Assembly elections, said a party spokesperson.
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