BJP Formally Announces Alliance With Captain Amarinder Singh's Punjab Lok Congress

by PTI - Dec 27, 2021 01:56 PM +05:30 IST
BJP Formally Announces Alliance With Captain Amarinder Singh's Punjab Lok CongressAmit Shah and Captain Amarinder Singh

New Delhi, Dec 27 (PTI) The BJP will contest the assembly polls in Punjab in alliance with Amarinder Singh's Punjab Lok Congress and Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa's SAD (Sanyukt), Union minister Gajendra Shekhawat said on Monday.

Both Singh and Dhindsa, a Rajya Sabha MP, met with the BJP top brass, including president J P Nadda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, at Shah's residence here to chalk out a strategy for the polls.

It was decided at the meeting that the BJP, Singh's party and Dhindsa's party will jointly contest the polls in Punjab.

Addressing the media after the meeting, Shekhawat said, 'Today, it is being officially announced that the BJP, Amarinder Singh's party and Dhindsa's party will jointly contest the upcoming assembly polls in Punjab.' Shekhawat, the BJP's poll in-charge for Punjab, said to finalise the seat sharing agreement, a joint committee will be formed comprising two leaders from each party.

He also announced that the three-party alliance will come up with a joint manifesto.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

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