The party has decided to hold 'sankalp sabhas' to explain Kejriwal's stand to the people and distribute his letter, written from inside the jail, across the city.

"We have to send this letter to every household because the media is presenting the facts in a wrong manner. Volunteers across the 70 assembly segments should gather and spread this message through 'sankalp sabhas' in every ward. We will not stay quiet till our leader is out of jail," said AAP leader Gopal Rai.

The meetings will also kick-start AAP's "person-to-person" campaign for the Delhi Assembly elections.

"From Saturday, we will start the work of party organisation at the booth level and then ward level. Every Assembly seat will have an observer who will act as a facilitator between the party and volunteers," said AAP's Delhi unit secretary and spokesperson, Dilip Pandey.

The former Delhi chief minister of Friday wrote a letter to his supporters explain the circumstances behind him being in jail.    

"I took on former BJP president Nitin Gadkari and exposed him, but he is roaming scot-free and I have been put in jail. They asked me to take bail, but what crime have I committed to take bail?" Kejriwal said in a letter, which was signed ‘Prisoner No.3642, Jail No.4 Tihar’.

The letter was read out by senior party leader Manish Sisodia at a volunteers' meet which was called to spell out the party's strategy after Kejriwal's judicial custody was extended till June 6 by a local court.
Meanwhile, dissent within the AAP came to the fore on Friday as the party's foot-soldiers questioned the leadership over the debacle in the Lok Sabha election and demanded dissolution of the political affairs committee (PAC), even as party leaders tried to pacify them.
At a meeting organised to discuss future course of action for the party after its convener Arvind Kejriwal's judicial custody was extended, many volunteers sought answers about the functioning within the party.
Some volunteers were seen holding placards with messages ‘Who will own the responsibility of defeat (in the Lok Sabha elections)?’ and ‘PAC should be dissolved’ at the meeting.
In a bid to pacify them, the party leaders asked the cadre to write their queries and grievances on a paper, which many did even as a few grumbled.
"This system does not work as party hardly gets back on these questions," an AAP volunteer said.
Party leaders, however, admitted there was a lack of communication with the party volunteers, but tried to rejuvenate them with encouraging talks.
"There has been a lack of communication in the party because of the limited resources," party Delhi unit secretary and AAP spokesperson Dilip Pandey told volunteers.
"We admit that we have faults and we have to build the organisation. We have to improve the system," party leader and political affairs committee (PAC) member Gopal Rai said.
"Congress is more than 125 years old and we are just one and half years old. Still we have done good," he added.
Senior party leader Manish Sisodia applauded the cadres for their work despite the dismal performance saying its vote share had increased in the Lok Sabha polls compared to Delhi elections.


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