AAP to release Lok Sabha candidates' names for Delhi, Punjab, Haryana by 15 Jan; decision on alliance later

Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) Delhi unit convener Gopal Rai on Wednesday said that a decision on the alliance will be taken later on by the party's Political Affairs Committee (PAC)

Asian News International January 02, 2019 21:05:38 IST
AAP to release Lok Sabha candidates' names for Delhi, Punjab, Haryana by 15 Jan; decision on alliance later

New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) Delhi unit convener Gopal Rai on Wednesday said that a decision on the alliance will be taken later on by the party's Political Affairs Committee (PAC).

AAP to release Lok Sabha candidates names for Delhi Punjab Haryana by 15 Jan decision on alliance later

File image of AAP leader Gopal Rai. ANI

"Party has started its election campaign for three states. Further decision on alliance will be taken by the PAC of the party," he said.

It was further informed that the party will be announcing the name of candidate's for Delhi, Punjab, and Haryana by 15 January.

The party has also asserted that it will be mainly contesting in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Goa, and Chandigarh. It has already announced 5 candidates for Lok Sabha elections in Punjab.

"At present, the party is focusing on 33 seats including 7 seats of Delhi, 13 from Punjab, 10 from Haryana-10 and 1 in Chandigarh," informed party office bearer.

For 7 Loksabha seats of Delhi, AAP has already announced the name of conveners for 5 constituencies.

AAP president Arvind Kejriwal will be addressing several rallies in the run-up to the Loksabha elections.

He will be addressing a rally on January, 4 in Charkhi Dadri. He will also address a rally in Sangrur on 20 January, and in Anandpur Sahib on 29 January along with another rally in Amritsar on 2 February.

On 29 December, the national council of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had taken unanimous decision to extend the term of all its office-bearers, including that of party chief Arvind Kejriwal, by 1 year.

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