'Aam Aadmi Party' - The Startup In Politics

Looking at the performance of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi elections, I believe we can very well treat it as a startup in the domain of politics. AAP began with funds collected from believers and launched at the time when the markets needed a political alternative badly. They were directly challenging the status quo - and that's why the party chief Arvind Kejariwal decided to fight election directly against the Chief Minister Sheila Dixit.

They didn't 'win' the election; but have made a dent in the politics in Delhi. What else are the lessons startups can take from AAP?


  • Anoop Kumar
    Anoop Kumar
    It's pattern of all political start-ups which triggered by a social movement. They got full support from people.
    But, unfortunately most of them now corrupted (Mulayam singh, Lalu yadav from JayPrakash movement).
    Let see what will happen to AAP. Difference is,There are educated people in AAP and media is now bigger than those days.
  • Kaustubh Katdare
    Kaustubh Katdare
    Educated people may mean sophisticsted scams that may go undetected for a long time. We are paranoids you see.
  • Anoop Kumar
    Anoop Kumar
    Yes,People need to evaluate their performance first.
    It's good for them to sit in opposition first then form the government. But they are seems to forcing re-election which means AAP will get majority.

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