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Shiromani Akali Dal Forms Committee To Hold Talks With BJP Over Seat Sharing, Campaign Coordination

Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal On Monday Formed A 3-member High Level Committee Comprising MPs Balwinder Singh Bhundur, Prem Singh Chandumajra And Naresh Gujral To Discuss Seat Sharing.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Mohit Pandey | Updated on: 06 Jan 2020, 05:20:25 PM
Sukhbir Singh Badal formed high level committee comprising MPs Balwinder Singh, Prem Chandumajra and Naresh Gujral.

Sukhbir Singh Badal formed high level committee comprising MPs Balwinder Singh, Prem Chandumajra and Naresh Gujral. (Photo Credit: PTI File)

New Delhi:

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday formed a 3-member high level committee comprising MPs Balwinder Singh Bhundur, Prem Singh Chandumajra and Naresh Gujral to discuss seat sharing and campaign coordination with ally BJP for the upcoming assembly elections in Delhi.

In the 2015 Delhi Assembly Elections, SAD contested on one seat, while three other SAD candidates contested on BJP's symbol, but failed to win any seat.

Earlier on Monday, the Election Commission (EC) announced the date of the upcoming Delhi Assembly Polls.

According to the dates announced by Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, Delhi will cast the ballot on February 8 and the results will be announced on February 11.

Moreover, announcing the dates of Assembly Elections, the CEO said that there are over 11.55 lakh voters in Delhi who come under 'ASD' (absent, shifted, deceased) list and added that there were no instructions regarding registration of refugees covered under the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in the electoral roll this time.

Despite publication of the final electoral roll (up to January 1, 2020), any eligible person can apply for registration as voter till the last date of nomination of the Assembly polls, he said in a press conference.

Delhi will witness a triangular contest between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress. I

In 2015, the AAP got a thumping majority as it bagged 67 of 70 assembly seats. The remaining three seats were won by the BJP, while the Congress could not open its account. 

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First Published : 06 Jan 2020, 05:14:20 PM

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