Yogendra Yadav Fired As AAP's Chief Spokesperson

01/04/2015 12:22 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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NEW DELHI, INDIA - MARCH 28: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) senior leader Yogendra Yadav during a press conference after he removed from the National Executive of the party during the AAP's National Council meeting on March 28, 2015 in New Delhi, India. Bhushan alleged Kejriwal came fully prepared to 'kick us out' from the party and that a number of NC members, who supported him. Yadav said, 'I feel ashamed and saddened by what happened in a party that promised a different kind of politics.' Both accused chief Arvind Kejriwal and his loyalists of beating their supporters and using bouncers to drag them out and said the voting at the national council meeting was scripted. (Photo by Mohd Zakir/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

After being booted from the Aam Aadmi Party’s National Executive over the weekend, Yogendra Yadav was fired as the its spokesperson on Tuesday.

The party has released a list of 20 spokespersons.

Lawyer Prashant Bhushan was removed from the NE on Saturday and then sacked as the AAP’s national disciplinary committee chief on Sunday.

Read: Prashant Bhushan And Yogendra Yadav Ousted From AAP National Executive

Bhushan and Yadav are called the “rebel duo” for speaking out against the “dictatorial tendencies” of party chief Arvind Kejriwal, who is now Delhi’s chief minister. Kejriwal has accused them of attempting to sabotage AAP’s chances of winning the Delhi elections.

AAP's internal Lokpal Admiral L Ramdas has also been removed.

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