New Delhi, January 9: Former Congress MLA and ex-deputy speaker of Delhi Vidhan Sabha Shoaib Iqbal on Thursday joined the Aam Aadmi Party in presence of Chief Minister and AAP's national convener Arvind Kejriwal.
Apart from Iqbal, the five-time MLA from Matia Mahal, two Congress MCD councillors -- Aley Mohammed Iqbal and Sultana Abadi -- also joined the Aam Aadmi Party, the AAP posted a photo on Twitter. Jharkhand Assembly Elections 2019: Ajoy Kumar, Former State Congress Chief, Joins AAP.
Shoaib Iqbal Joins AAP
Former MLA and Dy Speaker of Delhi Vidhan Sabha Shoaib Iqbal, MCD Councillors from INC Aley Mohammed Iqbal and Sultana Abad joined Aam Aadmi Party today in the presence of CM @ArvindKejriwal pic.twitter.com/AZ3fehsqH9
— AAP (@AamAadmiParty) January 9, 2020
This comes ahead of the assembly elections in Delhi slated for February 8. The counting of votes will take place on February 11.