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Nov 24, 2012 at 06:01pm IST

Aam Aadmi Party will challenge existing parties: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: After naming his political party, anti-corruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal while addressing a press conference said that his part Aam Aadmi Party will challenge existing parties. He said the vision of his party is to bring Swaraj in the country.

Kejriwal said, "We want politicians to be answerable, accountable to people who vote them to power every five years." The party will be formally launched on Monday at Jantar Mantar.

"Jan Lokpal Bill will not see light of the day till the time our politics changes," Kejriwal said.

Kejriwal said all those who would be present at the iconic protest at Jantar Mantar on Monday would be known as the founding members of the party. He invited all to become the founding members of his party.

The national council will next elect a 30-member national executive which will be the party's highest decision-making body.

Interestingly, the party will not have a President, Vice President or General Secretary, but will have only a national convenor who will be elected by the national executive. Kejriwal said his party is for the aam addmi and it will not have a 'high command style of functioning', there will be no hierarchical structures.