Mangalore : People of different age groups and different walks of life thronged from BEM High School here on Sunday to register themselves as the members of the Aam Aadmi Party during its Membership Drive Programme. In all, as many as 410new members were registered in the two-hour drive, while more than 700 people participated in the informal gathering that supplemented the drive.
The new members were drawn from diverse sections of the society including professionals, students, retired personnel and sizeable number of women. The number of senior citizens out-numbered the other sections of people present.
The gathering stressed the need for strengthening the party in the grass root level and look forward to field a strong candidate in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections from the Mangalore constituency.
The new members along with the already registered members shared their opinions on the way forward. AAP District office bearers Dharmendra, Rohan Shiri and S Nandagopal spoke on the occasion. Sachitha Nandagopal compeered the programme.