Kejriwal to unveil party name

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Activist-turned-politicians Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan are likely to announce the name and constitution of their political outfit on Saturday.

This will be the first meeting of its national council and the members are expected to ratify the name and elect a 30-member national executive. It will be the highest decision-making body for the party.

The party will be formally launched on November 26 at Jantar Mantar. Kejriwal and others plan to submit their paperwork, including a videotape of Saturday''s meeting, 300 affidavits, and other formalities within the next week to the Election Commission for registration of the party''s name.

However, it could take four-five months before the party is formally registered in their name and a symbol is allotted. Earlier, Kejriwal had announced that he would give up the India Against Corruption (IAC) tag once the party was launched.

"Work on the party''s constitution is complete, and it will be formally adopted on November 26. But we will announce and discuss this and other issues with our colleagues across the country tomorrow," Kejriwal said.

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