Akali Dal, BJP to fight LS poll in Punjab together

Saturday 02nd March 2019 06:15 EST

NEW DELHI: BJP chief Amit Shah has announced that the party will stick to the old formula of seat adjustment with NDA ally Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in Punjab. The BJP will contest three Lok Sabha seats, while the SAD will field nominees on rest of the 10 Parliamentary constituencies. Shah tweeted. “The BJP-SAD will contest the Lok Sabha elections together. The seat adjustment formula will remain same as it had been in 2014,” Shah tweeted. However, neither parties have disclosed if there would be shuffling of the constituencies. SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal, along with party colleagues, called on Shah last week at his residence. The BJP vice president and party in-charge for the state, Prabhat Jha, was also present in the meeting.

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