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TDN World Desk:Dalit leader and Ambedkarite activist Chandra Shekhar will announce his new political party at a programme in Delhi on Sunday.

The launching date of Chandra Shekhar Ravan Azad’s new political party is very significant. As this day is the birth date of Bahujan samaj Party founder late Kanshi Ram.

According to a Bhim Army spokesperson, there are three possible names – Azad Bahujan Party, Bahujan Awam Party and Azad Samaj Party- any of them could be picked for the political outfit. A majority of the leaders and office bearers supported Azad Bahujan Party but the name will be finalized after the Election Commission gives its approval.

The party will release its manifesto, launch a membership drive and set its agenda on Sunday.

Chandra Shekhar Ravan Azad who is now the president and co-founder of Bhim Army Chief and a popular face in the country. During the anti-CAA movements he was arrested and later released on bail. Azad is a staunch antagonist of BJp-RSS’ Hindutva ideology.