Sources in the AAP said, although the party would take all possible legal recourse, the MLAs have been sounded out to be prepared for any eventuality, which is a likely by-poll.
On Friday, when the reports of the Election Commission recommending disqualification of the lawmakers came, they rushed to the Delhi High Court seeking a relief. The matter was postponed and will now be heard on Monday.
All the 20 MLAs have been disqualified for holding office of profit. The party can also appeal in the Supreme Court if the High Court does not give a favourable ruling.
The party leadership has held meetings with these 20 lawmakers twice in last two days.
Alka Lamba, who represented Chandni Chowk, said the disqualified lawmakers have confidence in the judiciary but they are also prepared to go back to the people and seek a fresh mandate if courts don't give ruling in their favour.
After the meeting with party leadership yesterday, Sarita Singh, who represented Rohtas Nagar, had said all the disqualified lawmakers will approach the court. "If we don't get a positive ruling then we will go to the people's court," she said.
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